Nome is a city in the Nome Census Area in the Unorganized Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. The city is located on the southern Seward Peninsula coast on Norton Sound of the Bering Sea. In 2014 the population was estimated at 3,788, a rise from the 3,598 recorded in the 2010 Census. Nome was incorporated on ...
Nome may refer to: Contents. [hide]. 1 Country subdivision; 2 Places; 3 Other uses; 4 See also. Country subdivision. Nome (Egypt) an administrative division within ancient Egypt. Nome (Greece), the administrative division immediately below the peripheries of Greece (Greek: νομός, nomós; pl. νομοί, nomoí). Places.
A nome was a territorial division in ancient Egypt. The word "nome" was the Ancient Greek term (νομή, nomé); the Ancient Egyptian term was sepat or spAt. Each nome was ruled by a nomarch (Ancient Egyptian: heri-tep a'a). The number of nomes changed through the various periods of the history of ancient Egypt.
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Note: Nome was founded as a camp for gold miners circa 1898 and was a center of the great Alaskan gold rush in 1899–1903. The name is thought to be a mistaken interpretation of "? Name" written on an early navigational chart. Today, Nome is notable for the finish line of the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Located on the southern side of the Seward Peninsula along the Bering Sea coast, Nome is an interesting place that combines Alaska's gold rush history with rich Inupiat Eskimo culture, great fishing and plentiful wildlife. About Nome. The city is perhaps best known today as the finish line for the 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled ...
English. Etymology 1. From Ancient Greek νομός (nomós), from νέμειν ( némein, “to divide”). Pronunciation. (Received Pronunciation) IPA: /nəʊm/; ( US) enPR: nōm, IPA: /noʊm/; Homophones: Nome, gnome, no'm. Noun. nome (plural nomes). A prefecture or unit of regional government in Greece. Laconia ...