[ nom-ahr-kee ]
/ ˈnɒm ɑr ki /
noun, plural nom·ar·chies.
one of the provinces into which modern Greece is divided.
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Examples from the Web for nomarchy
Acarna′nia, the most westerly portion of Northern Greece, together with tolia now forming a nomarchy with a pop.
At the present day Arcadia forms a nomarchy of the kingdom of Greece.
Achaia with Elis now forms a nomarchy of the kingdom of Greece.
British Dictionary definitions for nomarchy
/ (ˈnɒmɑːkɪ, -əkɪ) /
noun plural -chies
any of the provinces of modern Greece; nome
Word Origin for nomarchy
C19: from Greek; see nome, -archy
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