Capitol Hill


noun

the small hill in Washington, D.C., on which the Capitol stands.
Informal. the U.S. Congress.

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Capitol Hill

A hill in Washington, D.C., on which the United States Capitol building sits. The House of Representatives and the Senate meet in the Capitol. (See on the Hill.)

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