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Nome definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

NOME, n.
1. A province or tract of country; an Egyptian government or division.
2. In the ancient Greek music, any melody determined by inviolable rules.
3. In algebra, a quantity with a sign prefixed or added to it, by which it is connected with another quantity, upon which the whole becomes a binomial, trinomial, and the like.
4. [Gr. To eat.] In wurgery, a phagedenic ulcer, or species of herpes.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: 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

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Greek nomos pasture, district more at nimble Date: circa 1727 a province of ancient Egypt

Britannica Concise

Seaport (pop.,
1990: 4,000), W Alaska, on the S side of the Seward Peninsula. Founded as a miner's camp called Anvil City after the discovery of gold at nearby Anvil Creek in 1898, it became a center of the Alaskan gold rush of 1899-1903. Its population, estimated at 20,000 in 1900, had dwindled to 852 by 1920. Gold mining remained the chief occupation until the dredge fields were closed in 1962. The finish line for the Iditarod trail race, it also serves as a supply center for NW Alaska.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nim Nim, v. t. [imp. Namor Nimmed; p. p. Nomenor Nome.] [AS. niman. [root] 7. Cf. Nimble.] To take; to steal; to filch. [Obs.] This canon it in his hand nam. --Chaucer.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nome Nome, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to deal out, distribute.] 1. A province or political division, as of modern Greece or ancient Egypt; a nomarchy. 2. Any melody determined by inviolable rules. [Obs.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nome Nome, n. [Cf. Binomial.] (Alg.) [Obs.] See Term.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nome Nome, Nomen No"men, obs. p. p. of Nim. --Chaucer.



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