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

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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. Barack Obama:

    Every day, we get thousands of letters and emails at the White House from Americans across the country, and every night, I read 10 of them, they tell me about their hopes and their worries, their hardships and successes. They’re the Americans I’m working for every day, and this year, several of these letter writers will join me at the Capitol.

  2. Roy Blunt:

    My view has been, and continues to be, that there's not much John Cornyn're going to find out about January the sixth in terms of making decisions here with the Capitol police and the police board that John Cornyn don't already know, and I think the commission will slow down having those decisions made.

  3. Jimmy Deenihan:

    The people that I presented them to, including a number of (U.S) Congress representatives and senators, were very happy with them and when I visited Capitol Hill last January, they had them displayed in their offices, that will continue and people are very proud of that connection.

  4. Yogananda Pittman:

    I want to assure everyone that, with the exception of specific times on Inauguration Day itself while the swearing-in ceremonies were underway, the United States Capitol police did not instruct theNationalGuardto vacate the Capitol Building facilities.

  5. Michael Sherwin:

    People are going to be shocked with some of the egregious conduct that happened in the Capitol.

Images & Illustrations of Capitol

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