What does Capitol mean?

Definitions for Capitolˈkæp ɪ tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. capitol(noun)

    a building occupied by a state legislature

  2. Capitol, Capitol Building(noun)

    the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet

Wiktionary

  1. capitol(Noun)

    Temple of Jupiter in Rome.

  2. capitol(Noun)

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

  3. capitol(Noun)

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

    The capitol building is located smack-dab in the middle of the state capital.

  4. Capitol(ProperNoun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Capitol

    the temple of Jupiter, at Rome, on the Mona Capitolinus, where the Senate met

  2. Capitol

    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

  3. Origin: [L. capitolium, fr. caput head: cf. F. capitole. See Chief.]

Freebase

  1. Capitol

    Capitol is an American soap opera which aired on CBS from March 29, 1982 to March 20, 1987 for 1,270 episodes. As its name suggests, the storyline usually revolves around the political intrigues of people whose lives intertwined in Washington D.C.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Capitol

    kap′it-ol, n. the temple of Jupiter at Rome, built on the Capitoline hill: (U.S.) the house where Congress meets.—adjs. Capitō′lian, Capit′oline. [L. Capitoliumcaput, the head.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Capitol

    a temple and citadel erected by Tarquin on the Capitoline Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome, and where victors who were voted a triumph were crowned; terminated at its southern extremity by Tarpeian Rock, from which criminals guilty of treason were precipitated; hence the saying, "The Tarpeian Rock is near the Capitol," to denote the close connection between glory and disgrace.

Anagrams for Capitol »

  1. optical, topical

  2. optical

  3. topical

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Capitol in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Capitol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    Is The GOP-controlled House hidden in some secret room in the Capitol ? Maybe Donald Trump has The GOP-controlled House. Perhaps we should alert the Capitol Police or better yet, maybe we should call the FBI to help locate the Republican plan on healthcare.

  2. House Speaker John Boehner:

    The visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. Capitol is a historic moment for the country, given the unprecedented nature of his visit, Pope Francis' address to a joint meeting of Congress will be broadcast live to members of the public on the West Front of the Capitol.

  3. Capitol Hill police:

    The U.S. Capitol Police is investigating a gyro copter with a single occupant that has landed on the grassy area of the West Lawn of t?he U.S. Capitol. The U.S. Capitol Police continues to investigate with one person detained and temporary street closures in the immediate area.

  4. Frank Larkin:

    It states 'It shall be the duty of the Capitol police on and after April 29, 1876, to prevent any portion of the Capitol Grounds and terraces from being used as playgrounds or otherwise, so far as may be necessary to protect the public property, turf and grass from destruction or injury,'.

  5. John Boehner:

    Our government does not spy on Americans unless there are Americans who are doing things that tip off our law enforcement officials to an imminent threat. It was our law enforcement officials and those programs that helped us stop this person before he committed a heinous crime in our Capitol.

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