Etymology
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Omaha

Siouan people of northeastern Nebraska, 1804, Maha, perhaps from Omaha umaha, perhaps literally "upstream (people), against the flow." The Nebraska city was founded in 1854.

updated on August 23, 2019

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Definitions of Omaha from WordNet

Omaha (n.)
a member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska;
Synonyms: Maha
Omaha (n.)
largest city in Nebraska; located in eastern Nebraska on the Missouri river; a major transportation center of the Midwest;
Omaha (n.)
the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Omaha;
Omaha (n.)
thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1935;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.