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The capital of Kansas, in the northeast part of the state west of Kansas City. Founded in 1854, it became capital when Kansas was admitted to the Union in 1861.


(Placename) a city in E central Kansas, capital of the state, on the Kansas River: university (1865). Pop: 122 008 (2003 est)


(təˈpi kə)

the capital of Kansas, in the NE part, on the Kansas River. 119,658.
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Noun1.Topeka - the capital of the state of KansasTopeka - the capital of the state of Kansas; located in eastern Kansas on the Kansas river
Kansas, KS, Sunflower State - a state in midwestern United States
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Notes: if additional information is required, please contact mike richards, fleet supervisor; shawnee county public works department, 1515 nw saline street, topeka, kansas, 66618-2844; telephone no.
The Topeka Capital Journal reported out of Topeka, Kansas, on May 9 about a man who was shot while trying to burglarize a residence.
Manning was born in Topeka, Kansas in 1929 and was the proud mother of Glenn Manning, Debbie Guyle, Steven Putnam, Cheryl Mayfield, and Ron Putnam.
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Until then, the location might as well be Topeka, Kansas, considering what minimal advantage this modern-day fairy tale takes of its environs, delivering instead an almost clinical observation of the frequent-flyer life through the eyes of an American businessman and the bird-brained French maid with whom he seems destined to fall in love.
On Wednesday night, Sage Hall 2 has a visit from the Topeka, Kansas guitarist, Andy McKee.
Some of the examples relate to work in libraries or events in Topeka, Kansas.
Also, the Secretary's signature bus tour speech, delivered at the stop in Topeka, Kansas, is available online.
But when the case came to court the judge in Topeka, Kansas, dismissed it.
A story of growing up in refuge from one of the most brutal dictators of the 20th century, "Afterimages: A Family Memoir" is the collective memories of a family who grew up in Topeka, Kansas after their parents fled Hitler's Germany in fear.
Naumann of Topeka, Kansas followed the instruction of the Pope and cautioned Catholic governor Kathleen Sebelius to refrain from Holy Communion until "she takes the necessary steps for amendment of her life which would include a public repudiation of her previous efforts and actions in support of laws and policies sanctioning abortion.