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Map of US highlighting Nebraska

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /nɪ̈ˈbɹæskə/
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Proper nounEdit

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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DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Nebraska.

Proper nounEdit

Nebraska (genitive Nebraskas)

  1. Nebraska

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Nebraska f

  1. Nebraska

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Nebraska f

  1. Nebraska

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