from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The governor or prefect of a nome or department in modern Greece.
- noun The governor of a nome in ancient Egypt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The chief magistrate of a nome or nomarchy.
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- noun The
chief magistrateof a nomeor nomarchy.
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In a wing near the house of the nomarch was a new sleeping chamber, a four-cornered room, surrounded by columns on all sides.
The boys had made kokoretsi out of the intestines and offal of the goat that they had taken from the resentful nomarch of the village, and were watching it sizzle in the cinders of the fire.
'My lord was in council with the nomarch of Assoun at the time.
As you recall, she referred to the nomarch as that fat toad, and to the governor as a randy old goat. '
I know of at least six, including the nomarch of Assoun and the governor of Lot, who have already made offers. '
Only the vessels of the king and the nomarch and the barge of Senci were not involved in the uproarious revel that followed.
The commander, one Atsu by name, appointed when the chief Merenra became nomarch over Bubastis, hath disarmed the under-drivers, removed the women from toil and restored many privileges which are ruinous to law and order.
She was the Lady Ta-meri, daughter of Amenemhat, nomarch  of Memphis.
At the head of the pageant were the boats of the nomarch and the courtiers to Meneptah who remained in Memphis.
The country was divided, as of old, into nomes, each of which was administered by a strategos (formerly, nomarch) under the prefect, though occasionally two nomes were temporarily united under one strategos, or one nome was divided between two strategoi.