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capitol

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Definition the main building (or buildings) of government
  • The US Capitol Mall runs from the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial with the Washington Monument in the middle.
  • The Capitol Visitor's Center cost over $600 million.
  • capitol = the main building (or buildings) of government
  • She was the target of harsh criticism on Capitol Hill.
  • ...a letter opener. The one Paul Samson had used at the capitol there in Baton Rouge.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
  • capitol = the main building of government
  • In the cafeteria in the basement of the Capitol.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King's Men
  • capitol = the main building (or buildings) of government
  • Is Caesar yet gone to the Capitol?
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar
  • capitol = the main building (or buildings) of government
  • He walks with perfect ease in the capitol, He walks among the Congress, and one Representative says to another, Here is our equal appearing and new.
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • capitol = the main building (or buildings) of government
  • I think the State of Texas would do well, to-day, if it placed the statue of the real Phil Nolan in the Capitol at Washington
    Edward E. Hale  --  The Man Without a Country
  • capitol = the main building (or buildings) of government
  • Of course, I hate the Capitol, but I have no confidence that my being the Mockingjay will benefit those who are trying to bring it down.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • capitol = main buildings of government
  • He was to leave the city by the Porta del Popolo, skirt the outer wall, and re-enter by the Porta San Giovanni; thus they would behold the Colosseum without finding their impressions dulled by first looking on the Capitol, the Forum, the Arch of Septimus Severus, the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, and the Via Sacra.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • capitol = the main building (or buildings) of government
  • We've infiltrated the enemy camp, showing that the Capitol's defenses can be breached.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • "Not after what the Capitol put him through," says Haymitch.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • "If you'd been taken by the Capitol, and hijacked, and then tried to kill Peeta, is this the way he would be treating you?" demands Haymitch.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • That's how they tortured her in the Capitol.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • "But I'm going to the stinking Capitol if I have to kill a crew and fly there myself," says Johanna.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • "I've got to get to the Capitol," I say.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • What do you mean, I'm not going to the Capitol? I have to go!
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • "Why didn't the Capitol use it against me?" he asks.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • "Just in case the Capitol tries to retaliate with what's left of its air force," he instructs.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • What deepening twilight-scum floating atop of the waters, Who are they as bats and night-dogs askant in the capitol?
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
capitol = the main building (or buildings) of government

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