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O·ma·ha 1(ō′mə-hô′, -hä′)
n. pl. Omaha or O·ma·has
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting northeast Nebraska since the late 1600s. The Omaha are closely related to the Ponca in language and history.
2. The Siouan language of the Omaha.
O·ma·ha 2(ō′mə-hô′, -hä′)
A city of eastern Nebraska on the Missouri River and the Iowa border. Founded in 1854 with the opening of the Nebraska Territory, it grew as a supply point for westward migration, especially after the coming of the railroad in 1869. It was territorial capital from 1855 to 1867.
O·ma·ha 3(ō′mə-hô′, -hä′)
A poker game in which each player is dealt four cards and must combine two of these cards with three community cards (out of five total community cards) to form the best five-card hand. Also called Omaha hold'em.
[Probably after Omaha, on the model of Texas hold'em, although the reason for so naming the game is not known.]
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(Placename) a city in E Nebraska, on the Missouri River opposite Council Bluffs, Iowa: the largest city in the state; the country's largest livestock market and meat-packing centre. Pop: 404 267 (2003 est)
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O•ma•ha(ˈoʊ məˌhɔ, -ˌhɑ)
a city in E Nebraska, on the Missouri River. 364,253.
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|Noun||1.||Omaha - a member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in northeastern Nebraska|
Dhegiha - any member of a Siouan people speaking one of the Dhegiha languages
|2.||Omaha - largest city in Nebraska; located in eastern Nebraska on the Missouri river; a major transportation center of the Midwest|
|3.||Omaha - the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Omaha|
Dhegiha - a branch of the Siouan languages
|4.||Omaha - thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1935|
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