noun nom·arch \ˈnäˌmärk\

Definition of nomarch



  1. 1 :  the chief magistrate of a nome in ancient Egypt

  2. 2 [New Greek nomarchēs, from Greek] :  the chief administrator of a nomarchy in modern Greece

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Origin and Etymology of nomarch

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

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