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Nome


NOME, noun

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.