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νομός 1 νέμω

I.a feeding-place for cattle, pasture, Hom.; ν. ὕλης a woodland pasture, Od.
2.herbage, Hhymn.:—generally, food, Hes., Ar.
3.metaph., ἐπέων πολὺς νομός a wide range for words, Il. abode allotted or assigned to one, a district, province, Pind., Soph., etc.; νομὸν ἔχειν to have one's dwelling-place, Hdt., Ar. of the districts into which Egypt was divided, Hdt., etc.; applied also to other provinces, id=Hdt.

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