Downtown Omaha at night.
Omaha definition by Webster's New World
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city in E Nebr., on the Missouri River: pop. 390,000
Origin: ; from French ; from Siouan tribal name; literally , uncertain or unknown; perhaps upstream people
Omaha definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. Omaha or O·ma·has
- a. A Native American people inhabiting northeast Nebraska since the late 17th century. The Omaha are closely related to the Ponca in language and history.b. A member of this people.
- The Siouan language of the Omaha.
Origin: Omaha umóɴhoɴ.
- Oˈma·haˌ adjective
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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. Population: 420,000.
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Omaha - Cultural Definition
Largest city in Nebraska.