Definition of Nomes

1. Noun. (plural of nome) ¹



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Definition of Nomes

1. nome [n] - See also: nome

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nomes

nomen nudum
nomen rectum
nomen regens
nomenclation
nomenclations
nomenclator
nomenclatorial
nomenclators
nomenclatress
nomenclatural
nomenclatural type
nomenclature
nomenclatures
nomenklatura
nomenklaturas
nomes (current term)
nomia
nomial
nomials
nomic
nomifensine
nomifensine maleate
nomina
nomina dubia
nomina nova
nomina nuda
nomina oblita
nominal
nominal aphasia
nominal clause

Literary usage of Nomes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs: Derived Entirely from the Monuments by Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Henry Danby Seymour (1881)
"Beyond these island nomes, other districts extended on the Arabian and Libyan sides of the Lower Egyptian region of the stream. ..."

2. History of the Literature of Ancient Greece: To the Period of Isocrates by Karl Otfried Müller, George Cornewall Lewis (1847)
"These nomes of Terpander were arranged for sinking and playing upon the cithara. It cannot, indeed, be doubted that Terpander made use of the flute, ..."

3. The Geography of Herodotus ...: Illustrated from Modern Researches and by James Talboys Wheeler (1854)
"... which intersected Aegypt in ~ every direction, obviated this evil, but rendered the country impassable for chariots or horses.1 The nomes in Lower ..."

4. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology (1900)
"Pursuing our investigations of the territorial divisions of Egypt, we learn, from Mr. Wallis Budge, that collectively there were 42 nomes in Upper and Lower ..."

5. The Ancient History: Containing the History of the Egyptians, Assyrians by Charles Rollin (1844)
"The number of nomes is not easily determined, for scarcely two writers agree on the subject. They seem to have varied at different tunes ;* and they were ..."

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