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Capitol Hill   /kˈæpɪtəl hɪl/   Listen
Capitol Hill

noun
1.
A hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets.  Synonym: the Hill.






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"Capitol Hill" Quotes from Famous Books



... and married the husky built head waitress and moved into a double-breasted mansion up on Capitol Hill. Also he begun wearin' diamond shirtstuds ...
— Shorty McCabe on the Job • Sewell Ford

... business of this Congress was transacted in secret executive sessions. When the public was admitted, the people of Richmond generally looked on with contempt. They sneeringly referred to them as "the College Debating Society, on Capitol Hill." ...
— The Victim - A romance of the Real Jefferson Davis • Thomas Dixon

... built a military power strong enough to meet any threat and destroy any adversary. And that superiority will continue to grow so long as this office is mine—and you sit on Capitol Hill. ...
— Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present • Various



Words linked to "Capitol Hill" :   Washington D.C., capital of the United States, hill, American capital, Washington



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