What does capitol mean?

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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

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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. Times Union:

    The Legislative Correspondents Association (LCA), made up of dozens of reporters and editors from various news outlets who cover the state Capitol in Albany, sent a letter Monday requesting Cuomo allow reporters to ask at least one follow-up question; diversify which reporters are selected for questions by taking into account race, ethnicity, gender and age; and alert news outlets at least two hours in advance of his public appearances.

  2. Alexander Vindman:

    I stated to Amb. Sondland that Gordon Sondland statements were inappropriate, that the request to investigate Hunter Biden and Donald Trump son had nothing to do with national security, and that such investigations were not something the NSC was going to get involved in or push. Capitol Hill then entered the room and asserted to Amb. Sondland that his statements were inappropriate.

  3. Robert Redfield:

    I do think you have to anticipate that this is another surge event. You had largely unmasked individuals in a non-distanced fashion, who were all through the Capitol.

  4. Thomas Robertson:

    I walked through an open door guarded by two Capitol police officers, was handed a bottle of water by themand asked to stay within a roped area, which we did.

  5. Tim Cook:

    It was one of the saddest moments of my life -- seeing an attack on our Capitol and an attack on our democracy, i felt like I was in some sort of alternate reality, to be honest with you. This could not be happening.

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