Definition of "national capital" [national capital]
The capital city of a nation(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "national capital" in a sentence
"Major Wilcox, who at the period referred to lived in McDonough County, Illinois, and in early days was a Whig politician, visited Washington to aid Lincoln in seeking this appointment, and has furnished a graphic account of the circumstances and of Lincoln's appearance at the national capital in the novel capacity of an office-seeker."