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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ma·cron /ˈmeˌkrɑn, ˈmæ, krən/
 長音符號

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·cron n.  Pron. A short, straight, horizontal mark [-], placed over vowels to denote that they are to be pronounced with a long sound; as, ā, in dāme; ē, in sēam, etc.
 Syn: -- macrotone.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 macron
      n : a diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a
          long sound