capitol

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English[edit]

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  • (Washington D.C. building for U.S. Congress): Capitol (usually capitalized)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin capitōlium.

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capitol (plural capitols)

  1. 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.
    • 1901 January 1, "Twentieth Century's Triumphant Entry", The New York Times, page 1,
      The centre of attraction was the City Hall. Two thousand flags and more ...; 2,000 electric lights... combined to make the civic capitol gorgeous... .

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