CAPITOL vs CAPITAL

I have ALWAYS been CONFUSED over what is the difference between the word CAPITAL and CAPITOL.

Let’s take a look:

CAPITOL: Capitol refers to the building in Washington D.C. where  the legislative assembly meets. 

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The CAPITOL building in D.C.

CAPITAL has multiple meanings:

CAPITAL Letter

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The STATE CAPITAL, seat of government.

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CAPITAL could mean wealth in the form of money or property

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