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.
Modern Greek nomarkhia, from Greek nomarkhiā, district : nomos, district; see nome + -arkhiā, -archy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
(Leukas), and Ithaca, etc. have formed a nomarchy or province of the kingdom.
Cerigo alone has been incorporated in the continental nomarchy of Messenia.