Origin of nomeClassical Greek nomos from nemein, distribute: see -nomy
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.
- (US) no ma'am
Ancient Greek Î½Î¿Î¼ÏŒÏ‚ (nomos), from Î½ÎÎ¼ÎµÎ¹Î½ (nemein, “to divide").