nomarch

nomarch

[nom-ahrk]
noun
the governor of a nome or a nomarchy.

Origin:
1650–60; < Greek nomárchēs the chief of a province, equivalent to nom(ós) a province, district + -archēs -arch

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nomarch (ˈnɒmɑːk)
 
n
1.  the head of an ancient Egyptian nome
2.  the senior administrator in a Greek nomarchy
 
[C17: from Greek nomarkhēs]

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