Definition of Capitol

1. Noun. A building occupied by a state legislature.

Generic synonyms: Government Building



2. Noun. The government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet.

Definition of Capitol

1. Proper noun. The building in Washington, D.C., where the Congress of the United States meets. ¹

2. Noun. Temple of Jupiter in Rome. ¹

3. Noun. (rare as lowercase) The building in Washington, D.C., where the Congress of the United States meets. ¹

4. Noun. A building or complex of buildings in which any legislature meets. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Capitol

1. a building occupied by a state legislature [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capitol

Capetian dynasty
Capeverdean
Capeverdean Crioulo
Capgras
Capgras' phenomenon
Capgras' syndrome
Capgras delusion
Capillaria aerophila
Capillaria bovis
Capillaria brevipes
Capillaria hepatica
Capillaria philippinensis
Capillaria plica
Capim viruses
Capistrano
Capitol
Capitol Building
Capitol Hill
Capitol Reef National Park
Capitoline
Capitonidae
Caplan
Caplan's nodules
Capnocytophaga canimorsus
Capoid
Capone
Caporetto
Capoten
Cappadocia
Cappadocian

Literary usage of Capitol

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"By an Act of the Territorial Legislature, approved February 9,1872, it was directed that proposals be received for the erection of a capitol building, ..."

2. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"capitol 1863. Stmt. of comparative cost of freestone and other materials for outside finish of ... Stmt. of expenditures upon state capitol bldg. from Dec. ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1907)
"An Account of the capitol in Virginia. The capitol in the city of Richmond, ... Their dimensions not being sufficient for the purposes of the capitol, ..."

4. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"An Account of the capitol in Virginia. The capitol in the city of Richmond, ... Their dimensions not being sufficient for the purposes of the capitol, ..."

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