nomarchy

nomarchy

[nom-ahr-kee]
noun, plural nomarchies.
one of the provinces into which modern Greece is divided.

Origin:
1650–60; < Greek nomarchía rule of a province. See nomarch, -y3

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nomarchy (ˈnɒmɑːkɪ, -əkɪ)
 
n , pl -chies
any of the provinces of modern Greece; nome
 
[C19: from Greek; see nome, -archy]

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