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Macedonian British & World English

A native or inhabitant of the republic of Macedonia

Macedonian Wars British & World English

A series of four wars between Rome and Macedonia in the 3rd and 2nd centuries bc, which ended in the defeat of Macedonia and its annexation as a Roman province (148 bc)

Macedonian parsley British & World English

(In early use) any of several plants of the family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) especially alexanders, Smyrnium olusatrum; (later) specifically Athamanta macedonica, which has somewhat parsley-like leaves; compare earlier parsley of Macedonia.

Macedonian phalanx British & World English

The characteristic formation of the Macedonian army, consisting of infantry armed with long two-handed pikes and marshalled sixteen-deep in close formation (introduced by Philip II, king of Macedonia 395–36 b.c., as an improvement on the earlier Greek hoplite infantry).

Macedonian question British & World English

Ancient or modern Macedonia as a political issue.