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 for Macron
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Macron \Ma"cron\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? long.] (Pron.)
     A short, straight, horizontal mark [-], placed over vowels to
     denote that they are to be pronounced with a long sound; as,
     [=a], in d[=a]me; [=e], in s[=e]am, etc.
  
     Syn: macrotone.
          [1913 Webster]

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