nomarchy

nom·ar·chy

 (nŏm′är′kē)
n. pl. nom·ar·chies
Any of the administrative provinces of modern Greece.

[Modern Greek nomarkhia, from Greek nomarkhiā, district : nomos, district; see nome + -arkhiā, -archy.]

nomarchy

(ˈnɒmɑːkɪ; -əkɪ)
n, pl -chies
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of the provinces of modern Greece; nome
[C19: from Greek; see nome, -archy]

nomarchy

a provincial system of government, as in modern Greece, under officials called nomarchs.
2. the office or jurisdiction of a nomarch. Also called nome.
See also: Government