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nomarch - the governor of an ancient Egyptian nome; the senior administrator of a modern Greek nomarchy.
nome one of the thirty-six territorial divisions of ancient Egypt; an administrative dividsion of modern Greece.
from the Greek nomos 'division', archy being 'government'.