[nom-ahr-kee] /ˈnɒm ɑr ki/
noun, plural nomarchies.
one of the provinces into which modern Greece is divided.
noun (pl) -chies
any of the provinces of modern Greece; nome
noun 1. (Brit, slang) an insignificant or worthless person
adjective 1. (slang) (used postpositively after a name) designating a person with no friends: Norman No-Mates
noun a fear of names or other words because of their meaning; also called onomatophobia See onomatophobia Word Origin Greek onoma ‘name’
- No matter how you slice it
Regardless of how one views something, as in No matter how you slice it, he’s still guilty of perjury. This expression uses slice in the sense of “cut apart.” [ ; first half of 1900s ]