What does topeka mean?

topeka meaning in General Dictionary

the administrative centre of this state of Kansas; based in east Kansas on the Kansas river

topeka meaning in Etymology Dictionary

town in Kansas, U.S.A., from Kansa (Siouan), virtually "a great location to dig potatoes;"from /do/ "wild potato" + /ppi/ "good" + /ke/ "to dig."

Sentence Examples with the word topeka

After the free-state men gained control of the Territorial legislature in 1857 the legislature regularly adjourned from Lecompton, the legal capital, to Lawrence, which was practically the capital until the choice of Topeka under the Wyandotte constitution.

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