Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in the proper noun.
proper noun
1. (politics) (United States) 
a. Capitol 
El nuevo presidente prestó juramento en las escaleras del Capitolio.The new President was sworn in on the steps of the Capitol.
masculine noun
2. (large government building) 
a. capitol 
Grupos que se oponen a la propuesta de ley protestaron frente al capitolio estatal.Groups who oppose the proposed bill protested in front of the state capitol.
3. (Greek history) 
a. acropolis 
El capitolio fue construido en lo alto de una colina en Atenas.The acropolis was built on top of a hill in Athens.
1. (edificio) 
a. capitol 
el Capitoliothe Capitol
2. (acrópolis) 
a. acropolis 
(edificio grande) large edifice; imposing building; (acrópolis) acropolis
el Capitolio the Capitol
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