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State capital   /steɪt kˈæpətəl/   Listen
State capital

The capital city of a political subdivision of a country.

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"State capital" Quotes from Famous Books

... getting hold of this paper and that, and there were offers that came to nothing. In that day there were few salaried editors in the country outside of New York, and the only hope we could have was of some place as printers in an office which we might finally buy. The affair ended in our going to the State capital, where my father found work as a reporter of legislative proceedings for one of the daily journals, and I was taken into the office as a compositor. In this way I came into living contact with literature again, and the daydreams began once more over the familiar ...
— Henry James, Jr. • William Dean Howells

... Erastus Hopkins had been absent at the state capital for several days, looking after various matters of business; for he was a thrifty man, and ...
— Aunt Jane's Nieces at Work • Edith Van Dyne

... come down from the state capital about noon, and all the afternoon and during most of the evening Webb had been trying to find him. There was a possibility of a big story in the governor if Webb could have found him. The major, who had been sitting there stirring his toddy in an absent-minded sort of ...
— The Escape of Mr. Trimm - His Plight and other Plights • Irvin S. Cobb

... war ended, Halliday hurried back to his plantation, the largest in Blackland. This county's sole crop was cotton, and negroes two-thirds of its population. His large family—much looked up to—had called it home, though often away from it, seeking social stir at the State capital and elsewhere. On his return from the war, the General brought with him a Northerner, an officer in the very command to which he had surrendered. Just then, you may remember, when Southerners saw only ruin in their vast agricultural ...
— John March, Southerner • George W. Cable

... In Raleigh, the State capital, the colored people form a little over half of the population. Our church work here for a number of years has been in the charge of Rev. A. W. Curtis, D.D., who is most highly esteemed everywhere. The convenient, comfortable, ...
— The American Missionary - Volume 49, No. 5, May 1895 • Various

... filth not under very sanitary conditions. These lions he had imported from abroad and turned loose to furnish sport to his shooting friends; but they killed so many of the peasantry that they had to be recaptured and confined. The town of Lashkar, the State capital city, being reported full of plague, I was naturally careful in passing through. Nothing in it calls for comment, however. Gwalior Fort, on a high rocky plateau, has much historic interest. In it are the ancient palaces, still in fair condition ...
— Ranching, Sport and Travel • Thomas Carson

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