AskDefine | Define nome

Dictionary Definition

Nome n : 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

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

etyl grc sc=polytonic, from sc=polytonic.

Pronunciation

  • (RP): /nəʊm/, /n@Um/
  • (US): , /noʊm/, /noUm/

Homophones

Noun

  1. a territorial division of ancient Egypt
    • 1983: Yet the part will be as the whole, and you will be the High Priest in this nome of Egypt. — Norman Mailer, Ancient Evenings
  2. a type of musical composition in ancient Greece

Translations

territorial division of ancient Egypt
type of musical composition in ancient Greece

Etymology

From nomen, from .

Noun

  1. name

Italian

Etymology

From nomen, from .

Noun

  1. name
  2. noun

Synonyms

Related terms

Portuguese

Etymology

From nomen, from .

Noun

  1. name (proper noun)

Extensive Definition

Nome refers to several things:
nome in Czech: Jméno
nome in French: Nome
nome in Korean: 명사
nome in Norwegian: Nome (andre betydninger)
nome in Polish: Nome
nome in Portuguese: Nome (desambiguação)
nome in Russian: Ном
nome in Serbian: Име
nome in Swedish: Nome
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