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Capitol Hill

n. Informal
The US Congress.
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Cap′itol Hill′


n.
1. the small hill in Washington, D.C., on which the Capitol stands.
2. the U.S. Congress.
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Noun1.Capitol Hill - a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meetsCapitol Hill - a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets; "they are debating the budget today on Capitol Hill"
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
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