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CAPITOL HILL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Capitol Hill mean? 

CAPITOL HILL (noun)
  The noun CAPITOL HILL has 1 sense:

1. a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets

  Familiarity information: CAPITOL HILL used as a noun is very rare.


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CAPITOL HILL (noun)


Sense 1Capitol Hill [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Capitol Hill; the Hill

Context example:

they are debating the budget today on Capitol Hill

Instance hypernyms:

hill (a local and well-defined elevation of the land)

Holonyms ("Capitol Hill" is a part of...):

American capital; capital of the United States; Washington; Washington D.C. (the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791)


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