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nomarchy

Syllabification: nom·ar·chy
Pronunciation: /ˈnämärkē
 
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Definition of nomarchy in English:

noun (plural nomarchies)

Formerly a province, now a smaller administrative division, of modern Greece.
Example sentences
  • These nomarchies were permanently named after the nomarchs who held office there in the early days of Ptolemaic rule — "Nico's nomarchy," "Philip's nomarchy," and so on.
  • According to the Hellenic Ministry of Public Order, all Greek passports issued by the local Greek Nomarchies prior to December 31, 2005 will be invalid for travel from January 1, 2007.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Greek nomarkhia, from nomos 'nome' + arkhē 'government'.

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