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  1. (noun, location) the capital of the state of Kansas; located in eastern Kansas on the Kansas river

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Synonyms of Topeka

capital of kansas

Origin of the word Topeka

  1. city in Kansas, U.S.A., from Kansa (Siouan), lit. "a good place to dig potatoes." more

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