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nomarchy

[ nom-ahr-kee ]
/ ˈnɒm ɑr ki /
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noun, plural nom·ar·chies.

one of the provinces into which modern Greece is divided.

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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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British Dictionary definitions for nomarchy

nomarchy
/ (ˈnɒmɑːkɪ, -əkɪ) /

noun plural -chies

any of the provinces of modern Greece; nome
C19: from Greek; see nome, -archy
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