Definition of nomarch in English:

nomarch

Line breaks: nom|arch
Pronunciation: /ˈnɒmɑːk/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

  • 1The governor of an ancient Egyptian nome.
  • 2The senior administrator of a modern Greek nomarchy.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Greek nomarkhēs or nomarkhos, from nomos 'nome' + arkhēs 'governor'.

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