There are 2 definitions of Omaha in English:

Omaha1

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊməhɑː
 
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  • A city in eastern Nebraska, on the Missouri River; population 438,646 (est. 2008).

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There are 2 definitions of Omaha in English:

Omaha2

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊməhɑː
 
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noun (plural same or Omahas)

  • 1A member of an American Indian people of NE Nebraska.
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    • Although the flow of culture was one-way and La Flesche promoted Americanization among Omahas, she did use her status, within both Omaha and Euramerican society, to help Omahas negotiate federal bureaucracy.
    • The Omaha originally had its settlements along Missouri river in eastern Nebraska
  • 2 [mass noun] The Siouan language of the Omaha, now all but extinct.

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  • Relating to the Omaha or their language.
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    • While most European-American children would not notice the difference between an Arapaho and an Omaha shirt, Indian schoolchildren would appreciate her accuracy.
    • Eventually, members were going to bypass the co-op, choosing instead to pocket the nickel-per-bushel premium for hauling corn to an Omaha terminal and beans to a Sioux City area processor.

Origin

from Omaha umonhon 'upstream people'.

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