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Nome

 (nōm)
A city of western Alaska on Norton Sound and the southern coast of Seward Peninsula. It was founded as a gold-mining camp in 1898 and became a boomtown during the gold rush.

nome

 (nōm)
n.
1. A province of Pharaonic, Hellenistic, and Roman Egypt.
2. A nomarchy.

[Greek nomos, district, custom; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

nome

(nəʊm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of the former provinces of modern Greece; nomarchy
2. (Historical Terms) an administrative division of ancient Egypt
[C18: from Greek nomos pasture, region]

Nome

(noʊm)

n.
1. a seaport in W Alaska. 2301.
2. Cape, a cape in W Alaska, on Seward Peninsula, W of Nome.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nome - a town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward PeninsulaNome - 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
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
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Dal corpus di riferimento emerge che, nel tempo, i nomi all'interno dei composti sono stati distribuiti in maniera differente; fino a una quarantina d'anni fa il nome appartenente alla tradizione familiare occupava la prima posizione; in seguito, ha ceduto il passo al nome eufonico o di moda.
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