Skopje definition by Webster's New World
Skopje definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The capital of Macedonia, in the north-central part of the country on the Vardar River. Dating from Roman times, it was under Turkish control from 1392 until 1913. The city was incorporated into Yugoslavia after World War I and became (1946) the capital of the constituent republic of Macedonia, which declared its independence in 1992. Population: 467,000.