Part of speech: noun

The official building of Congress; a State house.

Part of speech: noun

The temple of Jupiter Maximus in ancient Rome, or the hill on which it stood.

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Usage examples "capitol":

  1. But anon, or about that time, he spoke out in pitiful axents- " Samantha, if I can't show off any at the Equinomical Counsel, I'd love to see them male law- makers a- settin' in the Capitol at Washington, D. C. I'd love to mingle with 'em, Samantha. - "Samantha at the World's Fair", Marietta Holley.
  2. He gave a brief sketch of the history of the Falls, and likewise alluded to the opening of the Erie Canal, the laying of the corner- stone of the State's magnificent Capitol at Albany and the opening of the East River bridge. - "The Niagara River", Archer Butler Hulbert.
  3. He saw himself on the steps of the Capitol on a 4th of March. - "H. R.", Edwin Lefevre.