Capitoline
I. adjective Etymology: Latin capitolinus, from Capitolium Date: 1667 of or relating to the smallest of the seven hills of ancient Rome, the temple on it, or the gods worshipped there II. geographical name hill in Rome, Italy, one of seven on which the ancient city was built — see Aventine

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  • Capitoline — Capitoline1 [kap′ət l īn΄, kap′ət lēn΄] adj. 1. of or having to do with the Capitoline hill 2. of the temple of Jupiter which stood there Capitoline2 [kap′ət l īn΄, kap′ət lēn΄] one of the SEVEN HILLS OF ROME …   English World dictionary

  • Capitoline — er navnet på en af Roms syv høje …   Danske encyklopædi

  • capitoline — ● capitolin, capitoline adjectif (latin capitolinus) Relatif au Capitole. ● capitolin, capitoline (expressions) adjectif (latin capitolinus) Jeux Capitolins, jeux annuels organisés à Rome à partir du IVe s. avant J. C. en l honneur de la triade… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Capitoline — Capitolian Cap i*to li*an, Capitoline Cap i*to*line, a. [L. capitolinus: cf. F. capitolin.] Of or pertaining to the Capitol in Rome. Capitolian Jove. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] {Capitoline games} (Antiq.), annual games instituted at Rome by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capitoline — /kap i tl uyn /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Capitoline or to the ancient temple of Jupiter that stood on this hill. n. 2. one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built. [1610 20; < L Capitolinus. See CAPITOL, INE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Capitoline — Cap•i•to•line [[t]ˈkæp ɪ tlˌaɪn[/t]] n. 1) anh geg one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built 2) anh of or pertaining to the Capitoline or to the ancient temple of Jupiter that stood on this hill • Etymology: 1610–20; <… …   From formal English to slang

  • capitoline — ˈkapəd.əlˌīn, ətəl , Brit usually kaˈpitəˌlīn adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin capitolinus, from Capitolium + inus ine : belonging or relating to the smallest of the seven hills of Rome, to the ancient temple on it, or to the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capitoline — noun Highest of the seven hills of Rome. See Also: capitol …   Wiktionary

  • capitoline — cap·i·to·line …   English syllables

  • Capitoline — /kəˈpɪtəlaɪn/ (say kuh pituhluyn) adjective 1. of or relating to the Capitol at Rome, the hill on which it stood, or the god Jupiter (who was worshipped there). –noun Also, Capitol. 2. one of the Seven Hills on which ancient Rome was built …   Australian English dictionary

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