Origin of nome
Definition for nome (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for nome
But in many ways, the route from Anchorage to Nome was almost the easy part.
Well get away at once, as nothing is to be gained by a stay in Nome and as, furthermore, we wish to avoid inquiries into our aims.The Radio Boys Rescue the Lost Alaska Expedition|Gerald Breckenridge
A hundred miles or more were as nothing to them as compared to the trip from Nome.The Trail of a Sourdough|May Kellogg Sullivan
In San Francisco there were many signs of the Nome excitement.The Land of Nome|Lanier McKee
British Dictionary definitions for nome
Word Origin for nome
Word Origin and History for nome
city in Alaska, founded in the 1898 gold rush and originally Anvil City after the nearby Anvil Creek, later renamed for nearby Cape Nome, which, according to one story is from a misreading of a British cartographer's query, ?Name, written beside the peninsula on an 1849 map, and according to another is from a supposed native no-me meaning "I don't know," a plea of noncomprehension when asked what the name of the place was.