See also: Capitol

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  • (Washington D.C. building for U.S. Congress): Capitol (usually capitalized)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capitōlium. As a French magistrate, via French capitoul.

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NounEdit

capitol ‎(plural capitols)

  1. (historical) Alternative form of Capitol, the temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline Hill in Ancient Rome.
  2. Any building or complex of buildings in which a legislature meets.
    The capitol building is located smack-dab in the middle of the state capital.
    • 1901 January 1, "Twentieth Century's Triumphant Entry", The New York Times, page 1:
      The centre of attraction was the City Hall. Two thousand flags and more ...; 2,000 electric lights... combined to make the civic capitol gorgeous... .
  3. (historical) Alternative form of capitoul, the former chief magistrates of Toulouse, France.

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NounEdit

capitol n ‎(plural capitole)

  1. chapter (section of a book)
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