the small hill in Washington, D.C., on which the Capitol stands.
Informal. the U.S. Congress.
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).
a national park in S central Utah: cliff dwellings and fossils. 397 sq. mi. (1028 sq. km).
of or relating to the Capitoline or to the ancient temple of Jupiter that stood on this hill. one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built. Contemporary Examples Caravaggio’s Grand Passions Adam Eaker June 10, 2010 Historical Examples Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15) Charles Morris Pagan and Christian Rome Rodolfo Lanciani […]
Biology. any globose or knoblike part, as a flower head or the head of a bone. Historical Examples The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds The Rise of the Mediaeval Church Alexander Clarence Flick Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice […]