cap·i·tol /ˈkæpətḷ, ˈkæptḷ/
1. The temple of Jupiter, at Rome, on the Mona Capitolinus, where the Senate met.
Comes Cæsar to the Capitol to-morrow? --Shak.
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.
n 1: the federal government of the United States [syn: Washington]
2: the government building in Washington where the United
States Senate and the House of Representatives meet [syn: