nomarch

nomarch
/nom"ahrk/, n.
the governor of a nome or a nomarchy.
[1650-60; < Gk nomárches the chief of a province, equiv. to nom(ós) a province, district + -arches -ARCH]

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      governor of the ancient Egyptian administrative division called the nome (q.v.).

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  • Nomarch — Nomarch, Nomarchie, s. Nomos …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nomárch — (grch.), Vorsteher eines Nomos (einer Nomarchīe), d.i. eines Verwaltungsbezirkes in Griechenland …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nomarch — Nomarch, griech. deutsch, der Vorgesetzte eines Bezirks, einer N. ie, im Königreich Griechenland …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Nomarch — Nomarchs were the semi feudal rulers of Ancient Egyptian provinces. Serving as provincial governors, they each held authority over one of the 42 nomes (Egyptian: sepat) into which the country was divided. Both nome and nomarch are terms derived… …   Wikipedia

  • Nomarch —    See Nome. Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier …   Ancient Egypt

  • nomarch — nom·arch …   English syllables

  • nomarch — /ˈnɒmak/ (say nomahk) noun the governor of a nome or a nomarchy. {Greek nomarchēs} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • nomarch — ˈnäˌmärk noun ( s) Etymology: Greek nomarchēs, nomarchos (also, governor of a region or province), from Greek nomos district + archēs, archos arch more at nimble 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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