nome

[ nohm ]

noun
  1. one of the provinces of ancient Egypt.

Origin of nome

1
1720–30; <Greek nomós a pasture, district, akin to némein to pasture

Other definitions for Nome (2 of 2)

Nome
[ nohm ]

noun
  1. a seaport in W Alaska.

  2. Cape, a cape in W Alaska, on Seward Peninsula, W of Nome.

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British Dictionary definitions for nome

nome

/ (nəʊm) /


noun
  1. any of the former provinces of modern Greece; nomarchy

  2. an administrative division of ancient Egypt

Origin of nome

1
C18: from Greek nomos pasture, region

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