nome

[ nohm ]
/ noʊm /

noun

one of the provinces of ancient Egypt.

Origin of nome

1720–30; < Greek nomós a pasture, district, akin to némein to pasture

Definition for nome (2 of 2)

Nome

[ nohm ]
/ noʊm /

noun

a seaport in W Alaska.
Cape, a cape in W Alaska, on Seward Peninsula, W of Nome.
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British Dictionary definitions for nome

nome

/ (nəʊm) /

noun

any of the former provinces of modern Greece; nomarchy
an administrative division of ancient Egypt

Word Origin for nome

C18: from Greek nomos pasture, region
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