Omaha
I. noun (plural Omaha or Omahas) Etymology: Omaha um{ahookac}hą, a self-designation Date: 1814 1. a member of an American Indian people of northeastern Nebraska 2. the Siouan language of the Omaha II. geographical name city E Nebraska on Missouri River population 390,007

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