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Meaning of CAPITOL

Pronunciation:  'kapitl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
  2. [n]  the federal government of the United States
 

CAPITOL is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Capitol Building, Washington
 
 See Also: American capital, capital of the United States, federal government, government building, Washington

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cap"i*tol\, [L. capitolium, fr. caput head: cf. F.
capitole. See {Chief}.]
1. The temple of Jupiter, at Rome, on the Mona Capitolinus,
   where the Senate met.

         Comes C[ae]sar to the Capitol to-morrow? --Shak.

2. The edifice at Washington occupied by the Congress of the
   United States; also, the building in which the legislature
   of State holds its sessions; a statehouse.

 

 

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