Nebraska probably gets its name from archaic Chiwere Ñí Brásge, pronounced [ˌɲĩˈbɾaskɛ] (contemporary Chiwere Ñí Bráhge), or the Omaha-Ponca Ní Btháska, pronounced [ˌnĩˈbˡðaska], both meaning "flat water," after the Platte River that flows through the state.
- A state of the United States of America Capital: Lincoln; largest city: Omaha.
- 2015, John Oliver, “FIFA II”, in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, season 2, episode 15, written by Tim Carvell; Josh Gondelman; Dan Gurewitch; Jeff Maurer; Ben Silva; Will Tracy; Jill Twiss; Seena Vali; Julie Weiner, HBO, Warner Bros. Television:
- 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!
Nebraska (genitive Nebraskas)