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Capitol Hill

noun
1.
the small hill in Washington, D.C., on which the Capitol stands.
2.
Informal. the U.S. Congress.
Also called the Hill.
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Capitol Hill definition


A hill in Washington, D.C., on which the United States Capitol building sits. (See photo, next page.) The House of Representatives and the Senate meet in the Capitol. (See on the Hill.)

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