noun, plural nom·ar·chies.

one of the provinces into which modern Greece is divided.

Origin of nomarchy

First recorded in 1650–60, nomarchy is from the Greek word nomarchía rule of a province. See nomarch, -y3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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