Top 5 Definitions of Macon

Think you know Macon?  Well here are 5 definitions of the word Macon that may surprise you!


A food item that is prepared from mutton (i.e. adult sheep meat).  Macon is prepared in a similar manner to bacon, with the meat being cured by soaking it in large quantities of salt or brine. In South Africa a fast food chain was advertising "Big Macon King Steer Burgers". 


Who knew that you could drink Macon?  The Mâconnais district is located in the south of the Burgundy wine region in France, west of the Saône river. It takes its name from the town of Mâcon. It is best known as a source of good value white wines made from the Chardonnay grape. Almost all the wine made in the Mâconnais is white wine


The word Macon is of both German and English origin, and means “Maker” or “To Make”. /ˈmeɪkən/, [mah-kawn] , mɑkɔ̃. In Macon, Georgia there is a new local movement to embraces those that make things locally or Macon Makers which is represented by the logo above for Macon Made goods, products and services. More about Macon Made here >>>


Macon is the occupational name for a mason. a Mason is defined as a person whose trade is building with units of various natural or artificial mineral products, as stones, bricks, cinder blocks, or tiles, usually with the use of mortar.

Upscale dining

There is a lot of buzz about Macon in Washington these days. No it’s not the politics concerning Macon, Georgia its foodies talking about a hot new bistro that proudly display’s the name MACON BISTRO &  LARDER. Macon native and executive chef, Tony Brown, choose the name of his home town to pay homage to all the good food he experienced as a kid growing up in the South. 

Slang Word

Local slang for the word for "making something" as in "Macon" Music histroy at the Bird, "Macon" Trouble around town, They be "Macon" Movies downtown, They "Macon" dinner tonight at Twang, "Macon" lots of noise at the Bull, "Macon" things happen over at Tap'd, "Macon" Beer at Octoberfest, Cherry Blossom's "Macon" big business for this town, Alice Cooper "Macon" an apperance at Halloween, "Macon" a great magazine, "Macon" a difference at Wesleyan College, Dovetail is "Macon" my brunch this Sunday, Gateway is "Macon" it easy to find fun things to do, MEDC is "Macon this town a better place to work, Trey Teem is "Macon" me get up and dance,  Main Street is "Macon" a difference, We are "Macon" a new TOP 5 list for the best of 2014,  I'm "Macon" my editor crazy with this list!!!