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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.
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(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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But if "a Northeast Nebraskan happened to be featured in an AP story or photograph in Iowa or South Dakota that made its way onto those individual state reports -- but not the national report -- the Daily News would have no access to it.
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Nebraskan senator Ernie Chambers filed the suit and asked the court for an injunction to prevent God from causing "fearsome floods, egregious earthquakes, horrendous hurricanes, terrifying tornadoes, pestilential plagues, ferocious famines, devastating droughts, genocidal wars, birth defects, and the like".
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