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 (nə-brăs′kə) Abbr. NE or Nebr.
A state of the central United States in the Great Plains. It was admitted as the 37th state in 1867. The region became part of the United States through the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and was made a separate territory by the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854. Its present boundaries were established in 1861. Lincoln is the capital and Omaha the largest city.

Ne·bras′kan adj. & n.


(Placename) of or relating to Nebraska or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Nebraska
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Noun1.Nebraskan - a native or resident of Nebraska
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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I figured either he'd either relent or I'd would learn how to say 'bugger off' in Welsh," laughed the native Nebraskan, whose ancestors came from Carmarthen.
Greetings from Paradise, California, from a transplanted Nebraskan.
Brando's Smile: His Life, Thought, and Work provides a fine biographical survey of Marlon Brando's career, beginning with his 1943 arrival in Manhattan, a Nebraskan boy with a knack for mimicry, and following his transformation into not just a respected actor, but an iconic film figure.
Clayton is always reaching for the stars," says Mike Johanns, former Senator and fellow Nebraskan who served as Secretary of Agriculture.
Three young women in a small Nebraskan frontier community become mentally disturbed after suffering devastating losses and hardships.
Having privately met with Hagel and witnessed what she calls a "confusing and contradictory testimony" before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week, Fischer said her fellow Nebraskan doesn't have her support.
Obama selected the Nebraskan, whom he befriended while in the Senate, despite warnings from pro-Israel groups and hawkish Republicans, the report said.
When rain stopped play on Tuesday, Baker was a set and 4-2 behind the Nebraskan.
Santiago Giraldo, the wildcard's first-round rival, will try to bludgeon the Nebraskan off court, but Sock is so good and clever that it could prove a lot closer than bookmakers believe.
Andy Roddick reached the third round by beating fellow Nebraskan Jack Sock 6-3 6-3 6-4.
He is soon smitten with seductive Nebraskan insurance agent Joan (Heche) and awed by his experienced roommates, the straight-shooting Wilkes (Whitlock Jr.
After Roddick comfortably claimed the first set, Nieminen came roaring back in the next two before again handing the initiative to the Nebraskan smasher in the fourth set tie-break.