Macedonian may refer to anything related to, or a person from, Macedonia, a geographical region in Southeast Europe shared between Greece, the Republic of Macedonia, Bulgaria, and small parts of Albania and Serbia.
More specifically, it may refer to:
Macedonians (ethnic group)(also referred to as Macedonian Slavs or Slav Macedonians), the Slavic majority ethnic group of the Republic of Macedoniaand minority inhabitants of a number of neighboring countries.
Macedonians (Greek)(also referred to as Macedonian Greeks or Greek Macedonians), the Greek regional group of the Greek region of Macedonia.
* A citizen of the
Republic of Macedonia, Bulgariaor Greece.
Ancient Macedonians, the inhabitants of the ancient kingdom of Macedon
Macedonian dynastyof the Byzantine Empire
Macedonian language(also called "Macedonian Slavic"), a modern South Slavic language
Ancient Macedonian language, an extinct ancient language
* The Macedonian dialect of the modern Greek language
Music of Macedonia, part of the folklore of the wider region of Macedonia
Macedonians (religious group), a 4th century Byzantine Greek Christian sect
Macedonian Orthodox Church, an autocephalous, unrecognised Eastern Orthodox Christian church associated principally with ethnic Macedonians
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Macedonian — Mac e*do ni*an, a. [L. Macedonius, Gr. ?.] (Geog.) Belonging, or relating, to Macedonia. n. A native or inhabitant of Macedonia. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Macedonian — Mac e*do ni*an, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a certain religious sect, followers of Macedonius, Bishop of Constantinople, in the fourth century, who held that the Holy Ghost was a creature, like the angels, and a servant of the Father and the Son.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Macedonian — c.1300, from L. Macedonius (see MACEDONIA (Cf. Macedonia)) + AN (Cf. an) … Etymology dictionary
Macedonian — [mas΄ədō′nē ən, mas΄ədōn′yən] adj. of Macedonia or its ancient or modern people, language, or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Macedonia 2. the Indo European language of the ancient Macedonians, believed to be akin either to Greek or to… … English World dictionary
Macedonian dz — The Macedonian digraph Dz, like in Hungarian represents a single phoneme. It is the Macedonian transliteration from the Cyrillic character S (not actually based on the Latinic letter). It is used as an extra grapheme: the only sound and letter in … Wikipedia
Macedonian — noun 1》 a native or inhabitant of the republic of Macedonia, of ancient Macedonia, or of the modern Greek region of Macedonia. 2》 the Southern Slavic language of the republic of Macedonia and adjacent parts of Bulgaria. adjective relating to… … English new terms dictionary
Macedonian — I noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Macedon • Hypernyms: ↑European • Hyponyms: ↑Philippian • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Antigonus, ↑Antigonus Cyclops, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
Macedonian — noun Date: 1556 1. the language of ancient Macedonia of uncertain affinity but generally assumed to be Indo European 2. a native or inhabitant of Macedonia 3. the Slavic language of modern Macedonia … New Collegiate Dictionary
Macedonian — /mas i doh nee euhn/, n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Macedonia. 2. a Slavic language of modern Macedonia. 3. an extinct language of ancient Macedonia, an Indo European language of uncertain relationship within the Indo European language family.… … Universalium
Macedonian — 1. adjective /mæsəˈdəʊnɪən/ Of or pertaining to Macedonia, its people or language. 2. noun /mæsəˈdəʊnɪən/ a) A person from Macedonia (in any sense). b) A South Slavic language, the standard language of the … Wiktionary