nomarch

noun
nom·​arch | \ ˈnäˌmärk \
plural -s

Definition of nomarch

1 : the chief magistrate of a nome in ancient Egypt
2 [New Greek nomarchēs, from Greek] : the chief administrator of a nomarchy in modern Greece

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History and Etymology for nomarch

Greek nomarchēs, nomarchos (also, governor of a region or province), from Greek nomos district + -archēs, -archos -arch

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“Nomarch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nomarch. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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