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Type Settlement
Usage Sioux
Pronounced Pron. O-mə-haw
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Meaning & History

Siouan people of northeastern Nebraska, 1804, Maha, perhaps from Omaha umaha, perhaps literally "upstream (people), against the flow." The Nebraska city was founded in 1854.
Added 6/9/2020 by amanh
Edited 1/24/2021 by amanh