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A state of the western U.S.: consists of an undulating plain. Capital: Lincoln. Population: 1 656 870 (1997 est.). Area: 197 974 sq. km (76 483 sq. miles). Abbreviations: Nebr, (with zip code) NE.

Derived words: Nebraskan adjective, noun.

Summary Article: Nebraska from The Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia with Atlas and Weather Guide
State in central USA, bordered to the west by Wyoming, to the north by South Dakota, to the east by Iowa and Missouri, to the south by Kansas, and to the southwest by Colorado; area 199,098 sq km/76,872 sq mi; population (2006) 1,768,300; capital Lincoln. Part of the Midwest, Nebraska's landscape rises gradually from the east to the High Plains of the west. The state is a leading crop producer, including corn and wheat, and has an important cattle and hog industry. Food processing is also significant economically. Major cities include Omaha, Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney, Fremont, North Platte,...    Continue Reading
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