Nebraska

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English[edit]

Map of US highlighting Nebraska

Etymology[edit]

Nebraska probably gets its name from the archaic Chiwere words Ñí Brásge, pronounced [ˌɲĩˈbɾaskɛ] (contemporary Otoe Ñí Bráhge), or the Omaha-Ponca Ní Btháska, pronounced [ˌnĩˈbˡðaska], meaning "flat water," after the Platte River that flows through the state.

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Nebraska

  1. A state of the United States of America Capital: Lincoln; largest city: Omaha.
    • 2015 May 31, John Oliver, “FIFA II”, in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, season 2, episode 15, HBO:
      Let’s move on to Nebraska, a state you think about so little, you didn’t even realize that’s not Nebraska, this is Nebraska. Come on, it’s your country! That’s not okay!

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Nebraska.

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Nebraska (genitive Nebraskas)

  1. Nebraska

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Nebraska f

  1. Nebraska

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