What does Capitol mean?

Definitions for Capitol
ˈkæp ɪ tlCapi·tol

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Capitol.

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

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

  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

    Etymology: [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

How to pronounce Capitol?

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How to say Capitol in sign language?

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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

Examples of Capitol in a Sentence

  1. Bob Krist:

    I had several meetings with Mr. Ripley and talked to the Capitol Commission on a number of things, i made it very clear that senators should not be out of this building for a session. And his plan of taking a quadrant out of service for a time and moving it elsewhere in Lincoln is not acceptable for us.

  2. Gary Bauer:

    I have been in Washington a long time and one of the things you learn is you can show congressmen the light but you also have to make them feel the heat, and Pastor Hagee has built an organization with two million plus members that can generate a lot of heat and light as well on Capitol Hill.

  3. Kellyanne Conway:

    President Trump wants an FBI director who is impartial, who's not politicized and who has the confidence and trust of people in the bureau, of Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill, of the attorney general, of the deputy attorney general who oversees the FBI director and of the President of the United States, and (Comey) had lost that.

  4. Kevin Smith:

    We will continue to work with the Capitol Police Board and other leaders on this issue but no decisions have been made.

  5. Karoun Demirjian:

    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are definitely interested in seeing what this says to resolve a lot of questions and political accusations that have been swirling about how the FBI handled this, i think the most interesting place to see the reaction is going to be the President's Twitter feed. This has been a favorite topic of his and it is very, very likely that he's going to take whatever comes out of this and opine about it.

Images & Illustrations of Capitol

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