Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Native American people inhabiting northeast Nebraska since the late 17th century. The Omaha are closely related to the Ponca in language and history.
  • n. A member of this people.
  • n. The Siouan language of the Omaha.
  • 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The largest city in the state of Nebraska, United States.
  • proper n. A tribe of Native Americans currently residing in northeastern Nebraska and western Iowa.
  • proper n. The language spoken by the Omaha tribe.
  • proper n. Omaha hold 'em
  • n. A member of the Omaha tribe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska
  • n. thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1935
  • n. the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Omaha
  • n. largest city in Nebraska; located in eastern Nebraska on the Missouri river; a major transportation center of the Midwest

Etymologies

Omaha umóɴhoɴ.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • OMAHA - An Omaha woman and her husband are suing a medical supply company, alleging its device used to treat stress urinary incontinence was defective and seriously injured her.

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  • OMAHA - The Omaha Archdiocese has reassigned a priest who is serving probation for stealing more than $83,000 from an Omaha parish.

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