Capitols

A building used for meetings of state or federal legislature in the United States.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
583
Names
Capitol Building
capitols
capitol
buildings, capitol
capitol buildings
capitols, state
state capitols
statehouses
state houses
Capitolen Dutch
Capitool Dutch
capitolios Spanish
capitolio Spanish

More Definitions

Use only for buildings in the United States occupied by a legislature; may also house one or more of the other branches of government.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006019. The J. Paul Getty Trust.