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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of the administrative provinces of the modern Greek state.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A province or territorial division of a kingdom, under the rule of a nomarch; a nome.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A province or territorial division of a kingdom, under the rule of a nomarch, as in modern Greece; a nome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A government or department under a nomarch, as in modern Greece; the jurisdiction of a nomarch.

Etymologies

Modern Greek nomarkhia, from Greek nomarkhiā, district : nomos, district; see nome + -arkhiā, -archy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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