the small hill in Washington, D.C., on which the Capitol stands.
Informal. the U.S. Congress.
Capital vs. CapitolCapital and capitol are both commonly used in political contexts and are separated by just one letter, making them frustratingly easy to confuse. When it comes to these two terms, it’s important to note that one has a number of meanings while the other refers to a certain type of building. Capital has many definitions. It can mean “the wealth owned or employed in business …
Also called the Hill.
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Examples from the Web for capitol hill
The Capitol-hill is said to form a link between the ancient city and the modern one.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)|Charles Bucke
Culture definitions for capitol hill
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