There are 2 definitions of nome in English:


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Pronunciation: /nəʊm


1Each of the thirty-six territorial divisions of ancient Egypt.
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  • It is the city prefect, vizier, and overseer of the six great lawcourts, Iniotefoker, who commands the stewards of the palace administration who are in the Thinite nome.
  • Under the Old Kingdom there existed a system for recruiting a militia from the nomes and there were officials responsible for training and for logistics, which already displayed a high level of organization.
2An administrative division of modern Greece.


early 18th century: from Greek nomos 'division', from nemein 'to divide'.

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Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up

There are 2 definitions of nome in English:


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Pronunciation: /nəʊm
A city in western Alaska, on the south coast of the Seward Peninsula. Founded in 1896 as a gold-mining camp, it became a centre of the Alaskan gold rush at the turn of the century.

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