A word from the Kansa Native American word meaning: A good place to dig for roots.

Commonly confused as a good place to grow potatoes.
Topeka, pronounced tuh-peek-uh is the capitol of Kansas. It comes from the word topeka which is pronounced toe-peek-ah.
by Yomama Chewbaca January 31, 2005
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The best internet prank ever. Topeka said they would change their name to google if google moved a location to Topeka. Google responded by changing the display on their site to the word Topeka for 4-1-2010.
That Topeka prank was funny.
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The Kansas town that Superman's childhood home, Smallville, was based on.

Metropolis = New York City
Smallville = Topeka
If you're driving from the east coast to Denver the LAST place you can stop and get Starbucks and some CDs from Best Buy before driving several plus hours through wheat, cows, corn, dry grass and more grass. Then more grass.
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A city of around 120,000 people and also the capital of Kansas. It is the hometown of the progressive/arena rock band of Kansas. It's tallest building is the capitol building itself, at 93 meters, followed by the Bank of America building at 16 floors/stories. It is a city of more conservative and laid-back people with stronger morals than most large cities in the Northeast.
Topeka is the capital of Kansas.
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