Omaha

[oh-muh-haw, -hah]
noun, plural Omahas (especially collectively) Omaha for 2.
1.
a city in E Nebraska, on the Missouri River.
2.
a member of a North American Indian people of northeastern Nebraska.
3.
the Siouan language of the Omaha, mutually intelligible with Ponca.
4.
Military. the World War II Allied code name for one of the five D-Day invasion beaches on France's Normandy coast, attacked by American troops.
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Omaha (ˈəʊməˌhɑː)
 
n
a city in E Nebraska, on the Missouri River opposite Council Bluffs, Iowa: the largest city in the state; the country's largest livestock market and meat-packing centre. Pop: 404 267 (2003 est)

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Omaha
Siouan Indians of northeastern Nebraska, 1804, perhaps from Omaha umonhon, lit. "upstream people."
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Omaha [(oh-muh-haw, oh-muh-hah)]

Largest city in Nebraska.

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