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Definition of the noun macon

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noun - plural:

  • macon: macons
  • Macon: Macons

  1. fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry

Alternative definition of the noun macon


  1. A dry white or red wine produced in France.


  1. Macon a.k.a. Mâcon is a small city in east-central France. It is the prefecture of the department of Saône-et-Loire, located in Burgundy. Mâcon is home to over 35,000 residents, who are referred to in French as Mâconnais. This is also the name of the arrondissement of which Mâcon is the seat, or chef-lieu.
  2. Macon is a city located in central Georgia, United States. Founded at the fall line of the Ocmulgee River, it is part of the Macon metropolitan area, and is the county seat of Bibb County. Macon is also the largest city in the Macon-Warner Robins Combined Statistical Area with a population of 417,473 and abuts the Atlanta metropolitan area just to the north. It lies near the geographic center of Georgia, approximately 85 miles south of Atlanta, hence the city's nickname as the Heart of Georgia. After voters approved the consolidation of Macon and Bibb County in 2012, Macon became Georgia's fourth-largest city, with a population of 155,369 based on 2010 Census figures for Bibb County. Macon is served by three interstate highways: I-16, I-75, and I-475.
  3. Macon is a city in Macon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 5,500 at the 2012 census. It is the county seat of Macon County.
  4. Macon is a city in Noxubee County, Mississippi along the Noxubee River. The population was 2,461 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Noxubee County.
  5. Macon is a city in Macon County, Illinois, United States whose population was 1,213 at the 2000 census, and 1,128 at a 2009 estimate. It is included in the Decatur, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  6. Macon is a town located in Warren County, North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 119. It is named for Nathaniel Macon, long-time Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Reynolds Price, James B. Duke professor of English at Duke University, and considered one of the South's best contemporary writers, grew up in Macon.
  7. Macon is a town located in the municipality of Momignies in the Belgian province of Hainaut.
    • also known as Macon, Belgium
    • part of Belgium
  8. Macon a.k.a. Macon, Tennessee: Macon is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, Tennessee, United States. The community is located at the intersection of two state highways, TN 193 and TN 194. The PO Box Zipcode is: 38048.
  9. Macon a.k.a. Macon, Virginia: Macon is an unincorporated community in Powhatan County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.

There are other places with in their name, like Macon Township, South Macon Township, Randolph-Macon College, Randolph–Macon College, Randolph-Macon Woman's College.


  1. Macon is a fictional character from the 2011 film You Hurt My Feelings.
  2. Macon: In the Sacred Band of Stepsons universe, Macon is the prince of the "City at the Edge of Time," sister of Tabet and son of King Genos. When Stealth called Nikodemos arrives in the City, Macon falls under the evil influence of the court sorcerer, Seth. As the princess Tabet falls ever more deeply in love with Nikodemos, Macon becomes embroiled in court politics over the succession to the City's throne. Under Seth's influence, Macon helps to murder the wet-nurse Matilla and tries to prevent the marriage of his sister to Niko. A deadly test is proposed for Niko, to determine whether he is worthy to marry Tabet, imperiling Macon's claim to rulership of the City. Macon's jealousy of Nikodemos grows and becomes an ill-fated confrontation. Niko is followed to the City by Tempus and Jihan, who support Niko's claim and unmask the sorcerer's plot and Macon's part in it. Macon is banished from the City, and for a time thereafter travels with Tempus.
  3. Macon is a fictional character from the 2012 film Hellbenders.
  4. Macon is a fictional character from the film Unconditional.
  5. Macon is a fictional character from the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
  6. Macon is a fictional character from the 2007 film Murder Party.

There are other characters with in their name, like Macon Leary.


Macon is a food item that is prepared from mutton. Macon is prepared in a similar manner to bacon, with the meat being cured by soaking it in large quantities of salt or brine.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Macon

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Google previewMercer University 2012 (2011)

by Janelle Richardson

Macon is a nice town. It is historical and has a new mall that was just built two years ago and it's still adding shops. There are many activities to partake in throughout the year. One is the Cherry Blossom festival, which is in mid-March ...

Google previewRide Out the Wilderness (1987)

Geography and Identity in Afro-American Literature by Melvin Dixon

Macon is the kind of invisible man Milkman refuses to be. Without ever...

Google previewNorfolk Southern Railway

by Richard C. Borkowski

Macon is a very important terminal on the Georgia Division, with six lines radiating out of Brosnan Yard. To the north is the busiest line,

Google previewMotor Age (1909)

Bibb county roads are considered the best in Georgia, without exception, and as Macon is the county seat the motorists here have many advantages for pleasant driving. There are numerous |- - --> * - M - e. = '' - GEORGIA MOTOR CAR Co., ...

Google previewA Hand-book for Travellers in France (1869)

Being a Guide to Normandy Brittany, Etc

Macon is the centre of a great trade in the wine grown in its arrondissement, though at some distance from the town itself, and from ...

Google previewBecoming Dad (2006)

Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood by Leonard Pitts, Jr.

Macon is a town in northeast Mississippi most people have never heard of. So small that if you lean down to adjust your car radio, you might miss it altogether. Mashulaville is a suburb of that, lying about ten miles west. There's almost literally ...

Google previewRandolph-Macon College (2011)

by Virginia E. Young

The current student group is called Macon Outdoors. campus was the roller mill. Located on the South Anna. ASHLAND ROLLER MILLS, 1922.

Google previewThe Human Past (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Bayou Macon: Bayou Macon is a river in Arkansas and Louisiana, United States. It begins in Desha County, Arkansas and flows south, between the Boeuf River to its west and the MississippiRiver toitseast, before joining the Tensas River ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2013)

Volume 21: Art and Architecture by Judith H. Bonner, Estill Curtis Pennington

Macon is the state's largest city, and the nearby Milledgeville was ...

Google previewA Tour throughout the whole of France, etc. [With plates and a map.] (1815)

by John BARNES (Town Major in the E.I. Company's Service.)

MACON is a city and capital of the department of the Saone and Loire, situated on a declivity near the Saone, 35 miles N. of Lyons, and 188 S.E. of Paris. Before the revolution it was the capital of a small country called Maçonnois, which was ...

Google previewAn Historical and Critical Dictionary (1826)

by Pierre Bayle

MAcon is a city of France upon the Saone, in the duchy of Burgundy. Caesar mentions it, who calls it Matisco. About five hundred years ago, by an ordinary transposition of letters, Matisco was changed into Mastico, from whence came the ...

Google previewA General Gazetteer ... Illustrated with maps ... The fifteenth edition, with considerable additions and improvements (1819)

by Richard BROOKES (M.D.)

Macon is the capital. Saorgio, a town in the county of Nice, situate on the top of a rock, which is nearly enclosed by the Roia and the Bendola. On the opposite side of the Roia is a sharp rock, completely insulated, with an ancient fortress on the ...

Google previewThe General Gazetteer (1820)

Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary : Containing a Description of the Empires, Kingdoms ... in the Known World : with the Extent, Boundaries, and Natural Productions of Each Country ...

Macon is the capital. Suorgio, a town in the county of Nice, situate on the top of a rock, which is nearly enclosed by the Roia and the Bendola. On the opposite side of the Roia is a sharp rock, completely insulated, with an ancient fortress on the ...

Google previewBrookes's General Gazetteer Improved (1812)

Or, A New and Compendious Geographical Dictionary; Containing a Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities ... &c. in the Known World; with the Government, Customs, Manners, and Religion of the Inhabitants; the Extent, Boundaries, and Natural Productions of Each Country ... and the Various Events by which They Have Been Distinguished: Including a Detail of the Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Market-towns, and Principal Villages, in Great Britain and Ireland: Together with a Succinct Account Of, at Least, One Thousand Cities, Towns, and Villages in the United States ... Illustrated by Eight Maps, Neatly Executed by Richard Brookes

Macon is the copital.

Google previewEncyclopedia of North Carolina (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Francis Locke, Salisbury Nathaniel Macon, Warrenton U.S. REPRESENTATIVES Joseph H. Bryan, Windsor James W. Clark, Tarboro John Culpepper, Allenton Daniel M. Forney, Lincolnton William Gaston, New Bern William R. King, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mississippi History (1907)

Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions and Persons by Dunbar Rowland

Macon, the capital of Noxubee county, is a thriving city located 35 miles south by west of Columbus, and 63 miles north of Meridian.

Google previewAmerican Civil War: A State-by-State Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2015)

A State-by-State Encyclopedia by Spencer C. Tucker, Paul G. Pierpaoli Jr.

Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1999. Macon, Georgia Major commercial ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African-American Education (1996)

by Faustine Childress Jones-Wilson

MACON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, CA 253 per year (an average of 2.5 tests per student per year). Many of these tests have been shown to be biased relative to language differences or to be based on questions that reflect the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Blues: K-Z, index (2006)

by Edward M. Komara

"Albert Macon" [obituary]. Living Blues no. 110 ( July/August ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Early American Republic (2016)

by Richard Buel Jr., Jeffers Lennox

Macon entered state politics in the mid-1780s under the tutelage of mentors opposed to strengthening the national government. Together they succeeded in having North Carolina's ratifying convention reject the new constitution. A second ...

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Small photo of France, Saone-et-Loire, Macon: People residents tourists cross square in front of main entrance of famous French Catholic church St. Pierre in the center of the town with blue sky. August 05, 2017Small photo of MACON, GEORGIA - OCT 29, 2013: Entrance of Johnston-Felton-Hay House, National Historic Landmark , built from 1855 to in 1859. Italian Renaissance Revival style, four levels, crowned by a cupola.Small photo of Lovely Riverside View of the City Macon, FranceSmall photo of Lovely Riverside View of the City Macon, FranceSmall photo of Macon, France - March 22, 2016: BP logo on a panel. BP also name British Petroleum, is one of the world's six biggest oil and gas companies.Small photo of Macon, France - September 21, 2015: Honda logo on a panel. Honda is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, motorcycles and power equipmentSmall photo of MACON, GEORGIA - OCT 29, 2013: Entrance of Johnston-Felton-Hay House, National Historic Landmark , built from 1855 to in 1859. Italian Renaissance Revival style, four levels, crowned by a cupola. More...

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The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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