nome definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Greek nomos ; from nemein, distribute: see -nomy
Origin: after nearby Cape Nome, probably ; from “? name,” query on an early map, misread as C. Nome
nome definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A province of Pharaonic, Hellenistic, and Roman Egypt.
- A nomarchy.
Origin: Greek nomos, district, custom; see nem- in Indo-European roots.
nome - Computer Definition
Variant of nim