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Subject: Macedon?
Author: Pavlos   (guest, 212.251.72.135)
Date: October 16, 2001 at 3:08:15 AM
Reply to: name/Makeda by Eileen
Possibly the name is a female version of "Macedon", meaning "Macedonian". Macedonia is a region in northern Greece (parts of historical MAcedonia are in modern-day FYROM and Bulgaria). The Macedonian empire of Alexander spread Hellenism all the way to India. Actually the last military victory set in Afghanistan was by Alexander; quite a precedent for Bush and Blair to meet :)

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