What does Capitol mean?

Definitions for Capitol
ˈkæp ɪ tlCapi·tol

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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

    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. Tiffany Muller:

    These corporations' announcements are nothing more than a PR stunt -- and a bad one at that, there's only one party -- and specifically 147 members of Congress -- who incited the violent and deadly assault on our Capitol.

  2. Piper Christian:

    We completely packed one of the biggest conference rooms in the( state) Capitol. It was standing room only, students from all over the state were able to testify about why climate change is important.

  3. Christopher Wray:

    Further, the FBI 302 indicated that Flynn apparently was aware his communications had been monitored, and at several points he thanks the The FBI agents for reminding him of some of his conversations with Russian officials. A Washington Post article published one day before Flynns White House interview with the agents, citing The FBI sources, publicly revealed that The FBI had wiretapped Flynns calls with Sergey Kislyak and cleared Sergey Kislyak of any criminal conduct. It was unclear who leaked that information to Washington Post -- or why The FBI would need to question Flynn about Sergey Kislyak contacts given that the bureau had already recorded them. FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. ( AP Photo/Alex Brandon Van Grack, File) Christopher Wray, earlier this year, suggested in testimony that several agentscould be under internal investigationby The FBI. As for current employees, there are what I would call more line-level employees who were involved in some of the events in the report, all of those employees were referred to our Office of Professional Responsibility, which is our disciplinary arm.

  4. Jamie Raskin:

    I picked a helluva time for take your daughter to work day, after an extremely long and dreadful day I was able to send Tabitha and Hank home after 9:30 or 10 p.m. I hugged them and said to Tabitha,' I promise it wouldn't be like this the next time you come to the Capitol.' And she said,' Dad there isn't gon na be a next time.'.

  5. Pete Buttigieg:

    Well, we heard it tonight, a yes or no question that didn't get a yes or no answer, this is why people here in the Midwest are so frustrated with Washington in general and Capitol Hill in particular. Your signature, Senator, is to have a plan for everything. Except this.

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