- a city in E Nebraska, on the Missouri River.
- a member of a North American Indian people of northeastern Nebraska.
- the Siouan language of the Omaha, mutually intelligible with Ponca.
- Military. the World War II Allied code name for one of the five D-Day invasion beaches on France's Normandy coast, attacked by American troops.
Examples from the Web for omaha
Contemporary Examples of omaha
In any case, that the American demo teams failed at Omaha because of heavy casualties is a fact.
Along with all the others, an Anglo-American controversy (still unresolved today) grew up out of this matter of Omaha.
But at midnight the deepest penetration on Omaha was barely more than a mile.
Three thousand alone fell in the near-disaster on Omaha—more than on all the other beaches combined.D-Day Was The Largest And One Of The Bloodiest Invasions In History
James A. Warren
June 6, 2014
Above the cliffs at Omaha Beach is the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, beautifully landscaped by Markely Stevenson.The Deadly Trap Behind D-Day’s Beaches
June 5, 2014
Historical Examples of omaha
It was only yesterday I posted a letter to you for Mr. Kellogg, sir, and the address was Omaha.The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
There are between Omaha and Cheyenne but three bridges worthy of the name.The Railroad Question
Now out West—in Omaha or somewheres—she's got a cousin who owed her dad money.The Depot Master
Joseph C. Lincoln
No matter for Omaha and its refinements, she must be a savage under the skin.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
G. W. Ogden
State headquarters were opened at Omaha with Miss Gregg in charge.
- 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)
Word Origin and History for omaha
Siouan Indians of northeastern Nebraska, 1804, perhaps from Omaha umaha, perhaps literally "upstream (people), against the flow."
Largest city in Nebraska.