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OMAHA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Omaha mean? 

OMAHA (noun)
  The noun OMAHA has 4 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: OMAHA used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


OMAHA (noun)


Sense 1Omaha [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Maha; Omaha

Hypernyms ("Omaha" is a kind of...):

Dhegiha (any member of a Siouan people speaking one of the Dhegiha languages)


Sense 2Omaha [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Largest city in Nebraska; located in eastern Nebraska on the Missouri river; a major transportation center of the Midwest

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Omaha" is a part of...):

Cornhusker State; NE; Nebraska (a midwestern state on the Great Plains)


Sense 3Omaha [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Omaha

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Omaha" is a kind of...):

Dhegiha (a branch of the Siouan languages)


Sense 4Omaha [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1935

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Instance hypernyms:

thoroughbred (a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares)


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