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capital, Capitol

The noun capital refers to a country’s main city, where the government sits.

  • Ottawa is the capital of Canada

The adjective capital means “significant.”

  • Homelessness is a capital concern for our nation.

The noun Capitol refers to a government building in the United States.

  • The Capitol, located on the crest of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., is the building in which the United States Congress meets.