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a building occupied by a state legislature

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the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet

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The Capitole itself is the building at the square's head, formerly a palace.
La police du Capitole a egalement ordonne a l'ensemble des employes du Capitole de "rester la oE ils sont et de boucler les portes de leurs bureaux".
From its origins as the theatre orchestra of the Capitole in Toulouse, the ONCT has, in recent years, been hailed as "one of France's finest orchestras".
But his gifts as a conductor of purely orchestral music were apparent even then, and he is currently music director of one of France's most respected orchestras, the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse.
The Capitole, home to the pink marbled Town Hall, is great to wander around and the Saint-Sernin Basilica, considered to be the biggest Romanesque church in the western world is simply stunning.
For first-time visitors the tourism board has an excellent initial discovery tour offering a comprehensive look around the main sites and monuments, including the Capitole and Saint-Sernin basilica, as well as many churches, private mansions and views along the Garonne river.
The tour also takes you in the huge Capitole town hall, where the main rooms are decorated with exquisite wall and ceiling paintings.
Beverley: 2.40 Sharplaw Star, 3.15 Colonel Cotton, 3.45 Mrs Shilling, 4.50 Capitole.
Ballet du Capitole, May 10-13, Theatre du Capitole, Place du Capitole, +05 6 163-1313
La visite que vient d'effectuer le president de la Chambre des representants, Karim Ghellab, a Washington, oE il a eu une serie d'entretiens au Capitole et au Departement d'Etat, se veut l'expression de la volonte partagee par Rabat et Washington de conferer un plus grand role a la diplomatie parlementaire dans le but de consolider le partenariat strategique d'exception entre le Royaume du Maroc et les Etats-Unis.
La Coree du Nord a diffuse hier mardi une nouvelle video de propagande dans laquelle la Maison Blanche et le Capitole a Washington subissent un deluge de feu.
Le Velane is a fun restaurant with a riot of leopardskin inside (restaurant-levelane.com, mains from pounds 16) For an unusual and expensive treat visit one of the two Philippe Faur icecream parlours (Place du Capitole and Place Wilson, www.philippefaur.com).
Premiered in 1733 in Paris, Jean-Philippe Rameau's first opera, the five-act lyrical tragedy, Hippolyte et Aricie, was brilliantly revived in Toulouse's Theatre du Capitole in March.