Definition of Nomos

1. Noun. The body of law, especially that governing human behaviour. ¹



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Definition of Nomos

1. law [n NOMOI]

Nomos Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nomos

nomogram
nomograms
nomograph
nomographic
nomographies
nomographs
nomography
nomoi
nomologic
nomological
nomologically
nomologies
nomology
nomopelmous
nomophobia
nomos (current term)
nomothete
nomothetes
nomothetic
nomothetic approach
nomothetical
nomotopic
noms
noms de plume
non
non-
non-Bayesian
non-Catholic
non-Christian priest
non-Euclidean

Literary usage of Nomos

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1. Elements of Right and of Law: To which is Added a Historical and Critical by George Hugh Smith (1887)
"Plato, when he assumes the function of constructor, establishes special officers for enforcing in detail the authority of King nomos in his own Platonic ..."

2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1858)
"nomos. An Attempt to demonstrate a Central Physical Law in Nature. London: 1856. A LMOST every age of human history has either given to itself, ..."

3. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"... the Science—Outfit of the Musicians—Power of the Drama—They Sang a Doxology— Orphic Canticle—Wide Range of the Singers—The Harmos- tios nomos—A Mournful ..."

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