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Definition of macron noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

macron

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmeɪkrɑn//
 
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the mark (¯ ) that is placed over a vowel in some languages and in the International Phonetic Alphabet to show that the vowel is stressed or long
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: macron