?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Word of the Day 01/04/17 Capitol

Capitol (noun)
Capitol [kap-i-tl]


noun
1. the building in Washington, D.C., used by the Congress of the U.S. for its sessions.
2. (often lowercase) a building occupied by a state legislature.
3. the ancient temple of Jupiter at Rome, on the Capitoline.
4. the Capitoline.

Can be confused
capital

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1690-1700, Americanism; < Latin capitōlium temple of Jupiter on Capitoline hill, Rome, taken to be a derivative of caput head; replacing Middle English capitolie < Old North French

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

Profile

Little comm. that could
1_million_words
One Million Words

Tags

Latest Month

September 2019
S M T W T F S
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow