a province of ancient Egypt
Origin of nomeClassical Greek nomos ; from nemein, distribute: see -nomy
city in W Alas., on the S coast of Seward Peninsula: pop. 3,500
Origin of Nomeafter nearby Cape Nome, probably ; from “? name,” query on an early map, misread as C. Nome
- A province of Pharaonic, Hellenistic, and Roman Egypt.
- A nomarchy.
Origin of nomeGreek nomos, district, custom; see nem- in Indo-European roots.
A city of western Alaska on Norton Sound and the southern coast of Seward Peninsula. It was founded as a gold-mining camp in 1898 and became a boomtown during the gold rush.
- A prefecture or unit of regional government in Greece.
- Laconia is the southernmost nome in the Peloponnese.
- A territorial division of ancient Egypt.
- 1983, Yet the part will be as the whole, and you will be the High Priest in this nome of Egypt. — Norman Mailer, Ancient Evenings
- A type of musical composition in Ancient Greece.
Ancient Greek νομός (nomos), from νέμειν (nemein, “to divide”).
nome - Computer Definition
Variant of nim