from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A province of Pharaonic, Hellenistic, and Roman Egypt.
- n. A nomarchy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a prefecture or unit of regional government in Greece
- n. a territorial division of ancient Egypt
- n. a type of musical composition in Ancient Greece
- n. A term in algebra.
- no ma’am
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A province or political division, as of modern Greece or ancient Egypt; a nomarchy.
- n. Any melody determined by inviolable rules.
- n. See term.
- p. p. of nim.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of name.
- An obsolete form of numb (original past participle of nim).
- n. In algebra, a term.
- n. A province or other political division of a country, especially of modern Greece and ancient Egypt.
- n. In ancient Greek music, a rule or form of melodic composition; hence, a song or melody conforming to such an artistic standard. Also nomas.
- n. In pathology, same as noma.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula; an important center of an Alaskan gold rush at the beginning of the 20th century
Greek nomos, district, custom; see nem- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ancient Greek νομός (nomos), from νέμειν (nemein, "to divide"). (Wiktionary)