from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A building or complex of buildings in which a state legislature meets.
- n. The building in Washington, D.C., where the Congress of the United States meets. See Usage Note at capital1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Temple of Jupiter in Rome.
- n. The building in Washington, D.C., where the Congress of the United States meets.
- n. A building or complex of buildings in which any legislature meets.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The temple of Jupiter, at Rome, on the Mona Capitolinus, where the Senate met.
- The edifice at Washington occupied by the Congress of the United States; also, the building in which the legislature of a State holds its sessions; a statehouse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Rome, and in Roman cities and colonies, the precinct and temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus, the protector of the city.
- n. In the United States, the edifice occupied by Congress at Washington; also, in the separate States, the state-house, or house in which the legislature holds its sessions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
- n. a building occupied by a state legislature
Reinforcing the capitol is a step taken only out of strictest necessity, as every soldier or Marine backstopping Kabul is one fewer along the border or in the rugged eastern provinces where insurgent attacks have spiked.
KOTERSKI: I think he wanted to come to what he called the capitol of the world.
Her political capitol is enourmous, and far surpasses her actual dedication to her principles.
Okay, so I never bothered with university, because I know that if I want to gain capitol, i just need to improve my financial literacy, which still stinks but I am working on it.
The capitol is no longer the "shining city on the hill," but instead the symbol of a failed state committing crimes against humanity, using the morally bankrupt excuse of "fighting terrorism."
Schieffer kicked off the event by noting that the current rancor in the nation's capitol is the worst he's ever seen it.
A country whose capitol is becoming ‘Londonistan’.
Whether they would provide part of that new capitol is unclear, as is where their company Scott Free would come into play, if at all.
What happens when a company with more capitol is able to plop down more stores and edge out competition not through better customer service and selection but by sheer numbers?
The capitol is stunned as will the rest of the world be, when the news is all over.