city in E Nebr., on the Missouri River
Origin of Omahafrom French from name of a Siouan people, literally , uncertain or unknown; perhaps upstream people
nounpl. Omaha, or O·ma·has
- A member of a Native American people inhabiting northeast Nebraska since the late 1600s. The Omaha are closely related to the Ponca in language and history.
- The Siouan language of the Omaha.
Origin of OmahaOmaha umó&phonn;ho&phonn;
A city of eastern Nebraska on the Missouri River and the Iowa border. Founded in 1854 with the opening of the Nebraska Territory, it grew as a supply point for westward migration, especially after the coming of the railroad in 1869. It was territorial capital from 1855 to 1867.x
A poker game in which each player is dealt four cards and must combine two of these cards with three community cards (out of five total community cards) to form the best five-card hand. Also called Omaha hold'em .
Origin of OmahaProbably after Omaha 2 on the model of Texas hold'em, although the reason for so naming the game is not known