νομός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From νέμω ‎(némō, I pasture, graze).

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νομός ‎(nomós) (genitive νομοῦ); m, second declension

  1. pasture, field
  2. herbage, food
  3. division, distribution
  4. dwelling, residence
  5. district, region, province

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νομός ‎(nomósm ‎(plural νομοί)

  1. nome, department, county, prefecture
    O νομός Λακωνίας είναι ο νοτιότερος νομός της Πελοποννήσου.
    Laconia is the southernmost prefecture of the Peloponnese.

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A subdivision of a περιφέρεια ‎(periféreia, periphery), each νομός ‎(nomós, nome) is divided into επαρχίες ‎(eparchíes, eparchies).

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