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nomarch

[nom-ahrk] /ˈnɒm ɑrk/
noun
1.
the governor of a nome or a nomarchy.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Greek nomárchēs the chief of a province, equivalent to nom(ós) a province, district + -archēs -arch
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nomarch

/ˈnɒmɑːk/
noun
1.
the head of an ancient Egyptian nome
2.
the senior administrator in a Greek nomarchy
Word Origin
C17: from Greek nomarkhēs
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