An ancient Greek kingdom, located to the north of Thessaly, comprising of the Greek city of Thessaloniki and its surroundings. (Also called Macedon.)
The Republic of Macedonia, a country in Europe which is sometimes referred to elliptically (by the UN and others, pending the outcome of a dispute between Macedonia and Greece) as "˜the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia'.
Origin of Macedonia
From Ancient Greek Μακεδονία (Makedonia, “Macedonia"), from μακεδονία (makedonia, “highland"), from μακεδνός (makednos, “high, tall").
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