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1. Ooey Pooey: Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, or IUPUI, the acronym that inspired the not-so-flattering nic...  
2. India No Place: When the city of Indianapolis either bores or annoys its residents.  
3. 5 Hunnert: A reference to the Indianapolis 500 automoble race.  
4. Peyton's Place: A reference to the RCA Dome and the star quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts, Peyton Manning.  
5. Crossroad: Another nickname for the city of Indianapolis which comes from its geographical location which bridges commerce lin...  
6. Indy: Nickname for the city of Indianapolis  
7. Circle City: A nickname for the city of Indianapolis, a reference to the circular shape of its city limits.  
8. Lucas Oil Stadium: A new sports arena currently under construction to be the new home of the Indianapolis Colts when it's completed in...  
9. Indianapolis International Airport: Southwest of the central business district of Indianapolis, the airport is the largest in the state in Indiana and ...  
10. One Mile Square: Located at the center of the city, it is contained by east, west, north, and south streets and includes streets, al...  
11. Capitol/Senate Avenue: The location of many Indiana state government buildings.  
12. Crown Hill Cemetary: The highest geographical point in the city of Indianapolis.  
13. Hoosier: Colloquial term for a resident of Indiana.  
14. Soldier and Sailors Monument: Located downtown in Monument Circle, the monument is an over 300 foot bronze obelisk. Since it is in the middle of...  
15. Downtown Indy: Also known as the business district, downtown Indianapolis contains the three tallest skyscrapers in the state, sta...  
 
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A slang name for the town of Oroville, CA; Often used by the more fortunate residents when describing the less than desirable aspects of the area: high unemployment, considerable lower-middle class population, conservative politics, scarcity of culture, abundance of roadside fast food strips, etc. Historically, Oroville has roots linking it to California's Gold Rush era. Its name is coined from the Spanish word for gold ("oro") and a truncated, slang diminutive for village (-ville), thus inspiring its local promotional tagline, "The City of Gold."

Region of New York State in which Utica resides. James Fenimore Cooper (the most famous bad writer in American Literature) set his "Leatherstocking Tales" in this region.

Waunakee's main claim to fame is that there isn't another town in the US with the same name.

Gravy made from instant coffee and ham grease. it probably tastes better than it sounds, but the non-Alabama native may opt to take someone else's word for it.

Pimento cheese, a popular local snack-food/condiment, often eaten in a sandwich on white bread with mayo.