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Definition of 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

The last time I saw Ted Kennedy was a generation after my first meeting, at the Senate subway below the Capitol on Obama's Inauguration Day. He was his usual gregarious and gracious self - with beaming smile and booming voice wishing my husband and me good luck with our pregnancy and expressing his excitement about the new president.
Christine Pelosi

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

According to a Public Policy Polling survey, most Americans find lice and colonoscopies more appealing than Capitol Hill.
Ron Fournier

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

After all, Wall Street is clearly the most powerful lobbying force on Capitol Hill. From 1998 through 2008, the financial sector spent over $5 billion in lobbying and campaign contributions to deregulate Wall Street.
Bernie Sanders
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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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