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  • proper n. The hill in Washington, DC, on which is located the Capitol, where Congress holds its sessions.
  • proper n. Congress

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  • n. a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets

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Examples

  • She was dressed in what she calls her Capitol Hill uniform: a navy blue suit with a conservative straight skirt and a beige blouse, finished off with panty hose, sensible short-heeled navy pumps, and discreet gold jewelry.

    At First Sight

  • Wall Street executives have called Capitol Hill with increasing frequency in recent weeks, urging it to raise the debt ceiling immediately.

    U.S. Warned on Debt Load

  • We ended up at a house on the edge of a boho neighborhood called Capitol Hill.

    AMERICAN SUBVERSIVE

  • Do Americans really care that Nancy Pelosi changed the music people hear when placed on hold when calling Capitol Hill?

    Jeff Schweitzer: Learn Me Some Good Schooling

  • Meanwhile, Matthews is too busy propping up establishment characters like Sen. Mary Landrieu, whose health care vote was bought amidst the Let's Make a Deal atmosphere on Capitol Hill, which is more shameful than usual right now, the newest reporting revealing that the White House may have pressured the FDA to help BigPharma.

    Taylor Marsh: No Thrill Up Dylan Ratigan's Leg

  • This was just another reminder that the banks, despite nearly bringing down the economy last year, still rule on Capitol Hill, which is directly related to the massive amount of money the industry funnels to campaigns.

    Mitchell Bard: When "Yes We Can!" Meets "No We Won't!"

  • But many at Jackson Hole talked about resistance on Capitol Hill, which is particularly susceptible to Wall Street lobbying.

    Lecturing Bernanke

  • We ended up paying 50$ a night for a place just off Capitol Hill I think it was called the Capitol Hill Suites.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Notes from Touring Washington, DC

  • I think Senator Harry Reid suggested yesterday and then took back something that most people expect at this point on Capitol Hill, which is it's unlikely that they're going to have anything done and sent to the president by the end of this year.

    CNN Transcript Nov 4, 2009

  • PAUL BEGALA, CNN POLITICAL ANALYST: It lies on Capitol Hill, which is why that's exactly where the president is going.

    CNN Transcript Mar 24, 2009

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