Capitol

Cap"i*tol

(?), [L. capitolium, fr. caput head: cf. F. capitole. See Chief.]
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1. The temple of Jupiter, at Rome, on the Mona Capitolinus, where the Senate met.
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Comes Csar to the Capitol to-morrow?
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2. The edifice at Washington occupied by the Congress of the United States; also, the building in which the legislature of a State holds its sessions; a statehouse.
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Cap`i*to"li*an

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Cap"i*to*line

(?), } a. [L. capitolinus: cf. F. capitolin.] Of or pertaining to the Capitol in Rome. "Capitolian Jove." Macaulay.
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Capitoline games (Antiq.), annual games instituted at Rome by Camillus, in honor of Jupiter Capitolinus, on account of the preservation of the Capitol from the Gauls; when reinstituted by Domitian, after a period of neglect, they were held every fifth year.
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Ca*pit"u*la

(?), n. pl. See Capitulum.
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