capital · noun C /ˈkæp.ət̬.əl/Full view
A2 a city which is the center of government of a country, state or region
Dictionary examples:

The capital of France is Paris.

Australia's capital city is Canberra.

Learner example:

You'll go to Hue province, it's the old capital of Vietnam; you can take [a] train, car or plane from Hanoi to Hue. (Key English Test; A2; French)

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