nomarchy

[nom-ahr-kee]

Origin of nomarchy

First recorded in 1650–60, nomarchy is from the Greek word nomarchía rule of a province. See nomarch, -y3
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nomarchy

noun plural -chies
  1. any of the provinces of modern Greece; nome

Word Origin for nomarchy

C19: from Greek; see nome, -archy
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