Cap"i*tol (?), [L. capitolium, fr. caput head: cf. F. capitole. See Chief.]

1.

The temple of Jupiter, at Rome, on the Mona Capitolinus, where the Senate met.

Comes Caesar to the Capitol to-morrow? Shak.

2.

The edifice at Washington occupied by the Congress of the United States; also, the building in which the legislature of State holds its sessions; a statehouse.

 

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