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nomarch

[ nom-ahrk ]
/ ˈnɒm ɑrk /
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noun
the governor of a nome or a nomarchy.
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Origin of nomarch

1650–60; <Greek nomárchēs the chief of a province, equivalent to nom(ós) a province, district + -archēs-arch
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British Dictionary definitions for nomarch

nomarch
/ (ˈnɒmɑːk) /

noun
the head of an ancient Egyptian nome
the senior administrator in a Greek nomarchy

Word Origin for nomarch

C17: from Greek nomarkhēs
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