nomarch

[nom-ahrk]

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

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

Word Origin for nomarch

C17: from Greek nomarkhēs
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