Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill
noun Etymology: Capitol Hill, Washington, site of the United States Capitol Date: 1935 the legislative branch of the United States government

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Capitol Hill — 1. ) the hill in Washington, D.C. on which the Capitol is built 2. ) the U.S. Congress: He was Capitol Hill s most militant health care campaigner …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Capitol Hill — n 1.) the US Congress 2.) the hill in Washington D.C. where the Capitol building stands …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Capitol Hill — the hill in Washington, D.C. on which stands the Capitol building: often used figuratively of the legislative branch of the U.S. government …   English World dictionary

  • Capitol Hill — (izg. kȅpitol hȉl) m DEFINICIJA 1. brežuljak u Washingtonu, SAD, na kojem je Capitol, zgrada američkog Kongresa 2. meton. Kongres SAD a ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Capitol Hill — Luftbild des Capitol Hill Capitol Hill ist das größte historische Wohnviertel in Washington D.C. Entlang breiter Avenues erstreckt es sich östlich vor dem United States Capitol. Es ist eine der ältesten Wohngegenden in Washington und mit etwa… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Capitol Hill —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents lieux partageant un même toponyme. Capitol Hill désigne plusieurs quartiers dans de nombreuse villes : au Canada  Capitol Hill (Burnaby) Capitol Hill (Calgary) aux États Unis… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Capitol Hill — noun a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets they are debating the budget today on Capitol Hill • Syn: ↑the Hill • Instance Hypernyms: ↑hill • Part Holonyms: ↑Washington, ↑Washington D.C., ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capitol Hill — noun a) The hill in Washington, DC, on which is located the Capitol, where Congress holds its sessions. Let me put it this way: The girl in question was no novice to Washington nor to the ways of Capitol Hill. b) Congress At the same time, the… …   Wiktionary

  • Capitol Hill — UK / US 1) the hill in Washington, DC on which the Capitol is built 2) the US Congress He was Capitol Hill s most militant health care campaigner …   English dictionary

  • Capitol Hill — 1. the small hill in Washington, D.C., on which the Capitol stands. 2. Informal. the U.S. Congress. Also called the Hill. * * * …   Universalium

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