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Definition: Capitoline games
, Capitoline \Cap"i*to*line\
, a. [L.
capitolinus: cf. F. capitolin.]
Of or pertaining to the Capitol in Rome. “Capitolian Jove.”
(Antiq.), annual games instituted at Rome
by Camillus, in honor of Jupiter Capitolinus, on account
of the preservation of the Capitol from the Gauls; when
reinstituted by Domitian, after a period of neglect, they
were held every fifth year.
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