noun (pl) -la (-lə)
(anatomy) an enlarged knoblike structure at the end of a bone that forms an articulation with another bone; capitulum
The Origin of Vertebrates Walter Holbrook Gaskell
Gilbertus Anglicus Henry Ebenezer Handerson
the building in Washington, D.C., used by the Congress of the U.S. for its sessions. (often lowercase) a building occupied by a state legislature. the ancient temple of Jupiter at Rome, on the Capitoline. the Capitoline. Contemporary Examples Natalie Portman’s Dad’s Bizarre Novel Marlow Stern April 25, 2011 Jennifer Rubin is Wrong on the Internet […]
the small hill in Washington, D.C., on which the Capitol stands. Informal. the U.S. Congress. Historical Examples Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II) Charles Bucke
a mountain in W central Colorado, in the Elk range of the Rocky Mountains. 14,130 feet (4310 meters).