Represented as: ¯

A macron is usually put over a vowel to show that the sound should be longer. Rarely used in English as most English almost never uses accent modifiers like graves, diaereses, and tildes.
Macrons: ¨¡ ¨© ¨± ¨¥ ¨­ ¨µ ȳ
by FlareNUKE October 01, 2006
A long bar placed over vowels in words from foreign languages, like Japanese.
I read an old history book and saw a macron over the 'o' in Hokkaido
by RatchetBoo November 02, 2003

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