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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The highest of the seven hills of ancient Rome. It was the historic and religious center of the city.

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  • adj. Of or relating to the Capitol in Ancient Rome.
  • proper n. Highest of the seven hills of Rome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to any Roman Capitol, or to Jupiter the Protector, of whose worship the Capitol was the official seat; specifically, pertaining to the Capitol at Rome, or to the hill on which it stood: as, the Capitoline Museum.

Etymologies

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From Latin.

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