from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A building or complex of buildings in which a state legislature meets.
- noun The building in Washington, DC, where the Congress of the United States meets.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In Rome, and in Roman cities and colonies, the precinct and temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus, the protector of the city.
- noun 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 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Templeof Jupiterin Rome.
- noun The building in Washington, D.C., where the Congress of the United States
- noun A
buildingor complexof buildings in which any legislaturemeets.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet
- noun a building occupied by a state legislature
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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