Campidoglio

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Capitōlium.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kam.piˈdɔʎ.ʎo/
  • Hyphenation: Cam‧pi‧dò‧glio

Proper noun[edit]

Campidoglio m

  1. Capitolium
  2. the Capitoline Hill, one of the Seven hills of Rome
    Synonym: Monte Capitolino
  3. (narrowing) an ancient square located on top of the hill
  4. (narrowing) the Senatorial Palace, representative of the municipality of Rome
  5. (figuratively, by extension) the ruling center of a country
    • Bisogna rimuovere le statue di generali e leader confederati dal complesso del Campidoglio perché sono "un tributo all'odio" - ha scritto la Speaker democratica, Nancy Pelosi - intervenendo con una lettera nel dibattito che si è rianimato in queste settimane.La Repubblica, June 11 2020
      We need to remove the statues of confederate generals and leaders from the complex of the Capitol because they are a "tribute to hate" - wrote the Democratic speaker, Nancy Pelosi - intervening with a letter in the debate that has been reanimated in these weeks.
  6. (metonymically) the mayor of the Rome municipality

Coordinate terms[edit]

hills of Rome

Related terms[edit]