Capitoline

adjective
Cap·​i·​to·​line | \ ˈka-pə-tə-ˌlīn How to pronounce Capitoline (audio) , British usually kə-ˈpi-tə-ˌlīn \

Definition of Capitoline

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the smallest of the seven hills of ancient Rome, the temple on it, or the gods worshipped there

Capitoline

geographical name
Cap·​i·​to·​line | \ ˈka-pə-tə-ˌlīn How to pronounce Capitoline (audio) , British often kə-ˈpi-tə- \

Definition of Capitoline (Entry 2 of 2)

hill in Rome, Italy, one of seven on which the ancient city was built — see aventine

First Known Use of Capitoline

Adjective

1667, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Capitoline

Adjective

Latin capitolinus, from Capitolium

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“Capitoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Capitoline. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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