Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A province of Pharaonic, Hellenistic, and Roman Egypt.
  • noun A nomarchy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of name.
  • An obsolete form of numb (original past participle of nim).
  • noun In algebra, a term.
  • noun A province or other political division of a country, especially of modern Greece and ancient Egypt.
  • noun In pathology, same as noma.
  • noun In ancient Greek music, a rule or form of melodic composition; hence, a song or melody conforming to such an artistic standard. Also nomas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A province or political division, as of modern Greece or ancient Egypt; a nomarchy.
  • noun obsolete Any melody determined by inviolable rules.
  • noun (Alg.) See term.
  • p. p. of nim.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a prefecture or unit of regional government in Greece
  • noun a territorial division of ancient Egypt
  • noun a type of musical composition in Ancient Greece
  • noun obsolete A term in algebra.
  • phrase US no ma’am

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek nomos, district, custom; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Ancient Greek νομός (nomos), from νέμειν (nemein, "to divide").

Examples

  • "Nome Cult" comes from the Sacramento Valley Wintun's term nome kechl or "western tribe."

    The Ukiah Daily Journal Forum

  • "Nome Cult" comes from the Sacramento Valley Wintun's term nome kechl or "western tribe."

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  • i was abducted by aliens … … .i live in nome …. .and i have now have numerous mental issues …. but hey im glad u all got ur moneys worth from the our pitfalls

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  • Nome Cult "comes from the Sacramento Valley Wintun's term nome kechl or" western tribe. "

    The Ukiah Daily Journal Forum

  • Nome Cult "comes from the Sacramento Valley Wintun's term nome kechl or" western tribe. "

    The Ukiah Daily Journal Forum

  • Nome Cult "comes from the Sacramento Valley Wintun's term nome kechl or" western tribe. "

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  • Nome Cult "comes from the Sacramento Valley Wintun's term nome kechl or" western tribe. "

    The Ukiah Daily Journal Forum

  • Nome Cult "comes from the Sacramento Valley Wintun's term nome kechl or" western tribe. "

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