Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A building in which a state legislature holds sessions; a state capitol.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The public building in which the legislature of a State holds its sittings; the capitol of a State.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun United States The building in which a State legislature holds its sessions; a State capitol.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The building where a legislature meets to do matters of state.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a government building in which a state legislature meets

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But his arrival at the Pennsylvania statehouse is hardly assured.

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  • But his arrival at the Pennsylvania statehouse is hardly assured.

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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, at an event in San Francisco, called the statehouse antics "kabuki."

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  • And at the moment we're hearing from reporters on the ground that statehouse, which is where -- this is Robert Mugabe's residency, that there's a lot of activity at statehouse, that trucks are coming in, tents are being put up.

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  • He would then be tanned, rested and ready to carry his home state in a future presidential run-assuming he wins the statehouse, that is.

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  • Greg Lambert with Occupy Indianapolis said the protests would begin each day on the south lawn of the Indiana statehouse, which is located just blocks away from Lucas Oil Stadium, where the NFL championship game will be played Sunday evening.

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  • A bearded ukulele player greeted us at the front door as scores of volunteers - many seemingly from out of state - prepared for one of their visibility "marches" back and forth to the New Hampshire statehouse which is a couple blocks away.

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  • Officials estimated the total number of people in and around the statehouse near 70,000.

    Protests Fail to Sway Wisconsin Governor

  • On Thursday, rather than watch the bill pass over their minority votes, 14 Democratic senators fled the state, bringing the legislative process to a halt and giving time for union backers, including a political organization affiliated with President Barack Obama, to rally support at the statehouse.

    Protests Fail to Sway Wisconsin Governor

  • Around 10:30 a.m. some of those taxpayers, organized by tea party-affiliated groups, gathered on the statehouse steps.

    Protests Fail to Sway Wisconsin Governor

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