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cap·i·tol

 (kăp′ĭ-tl)
n.
1. A building or complex of buildings in which a state legislature meets.
2. Capitol The building in Washington, DC, where the Congress of the United States meets. See Usage Note at capital1.

[Middle English Capitol, Jupiter's temple in Rome, from Old French capitole, from Latin Capitōlium, after Capitōlīnus, Capitoline, the hill on which Jupiter's temple stood; perhaps akin to caput, capit-, head; see capital1.]

Capitol

(ˈkæpɪtəl)
n
1. (Placename)
a. another name for the Capitoline
b. the temple on the Capitoline
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Capitol the main building of the US Congress
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes not capital) Also called: statehouse (in the US) the building housing any state legislature
[C14: from Latin Capitōlium, from caput head]

Cap•i•tol

(ˈkæp ɪ tl)

n.
1. the building in Washington, D.C., in which the U.S. Congress holds its sessions.
2. (often l.c.) a building occupied by a state legislature.
3. the ancient temple of Jupiter at Rome, on the Capitoline.
4. the Capitoline.
[1690–1700, Amer.; < Latin capitōlium temple of Jupiter on Capitoline hill, Rome <caput head]

Capitol

The triple religious shrine on Rome’s Capitoline Hill.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.capitol - a building occupied by a state legislature
government building - a building that houses a branch of government
2.Capitol - the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meetCapitol - the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
American capital, capital of the United States, Washington, Washington D.C. - the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
Translations
Yhdysvaltain kongressitalo

Capitol

[ˈkæpɪtɒl] N (US) → Capitolio m
CAPITOL
El Capitolio (Capitol) es el edificio en el que se reúne el Congreso de los Estados Unidos (Congress), situado en la ciudad de Washington. Al estar situado en la colina llamada Capitol Hill, también se suele hacer referencia a él con ese nombre en los medios de comunicación.
Por otra parte a menudo se llama Capitol, por extensión, al edificio en el que tienen lugar las sesiones parlamentarias de la cámara de representantes de muchos estados.

Capitol

[ˈkæpɪtəl] n
the Capitol → le Capitole

Capitol

nKapitol nt

Capitol

[ˈkæpɪtəl] n the Capitolil Campidoglio