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Definition of Capitol

Capitol

  1. The temple of Jupiter, at Rome, on the Mona Capitolinus, where the Senate met.
  2. 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.

Capitol Quotations

In our national mythology, we seem to include only one-way migrations to the great capitol cities. The journey from the small Wisconsin town or Minnesota city to Chicago or New York or Los Angeles. Certainly for some people, that journey is a round trip.
Mona Simpson

The bust of Colonel Sanders stands as a monument to cruelty and has no place in the Kentucky state Capitol.
Pamela Anderson

To craftsmanship we shall add statesmanship in the capitol of peace.
Warren R. Austin

South Carolina, as a matter of compromise, displays the Confederate flag on a flagpole in front of the state capitol. Because I grew up in the South and believe that the Confederate flag is a very divisive symbol, I have stated publicly a number of times that I believe that South Carolina should remove the flag from the state capitol grounds.
John Edwards

At the White House, everybody works for the same person. They're all part of the same company. But on Capitol Hill, they're all independent contractors. They all work for themselves. That's a formula for getting news.
Bob Schieffer
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Capitol Translations

capitol in Afrikaans is Kapitool
capitol in Dutch is capitool
capitol in Dutch is Capitool
capitol in French is capitale, capitole
capitol in Italian is metropoli
capitol in Spanish is Capitolio
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