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Capitol Hill

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noun
  1. the small hill in Washington, D.C., on which the Capitol stands.
  2. Informal. the U.S. Congress.
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Also called the Hill.
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Historical Examples

  • 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


capitol hill in Culture

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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