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Scotland Yard

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noun Scot·land Yard \ˌskät-lən(d)-ˈyärd\

Simple Definition of Scotland Yard

  • : the detective department of the London police

Full Definition of Scotland Yard

  1. :  the detective department of the London metropolitan police

Examples of scotland yard

  1. The case is being investigated by Scotland Yard.



Origin of scotland yard

Scotland Yard, street in London, formerly the headquarters of the metropolitan police


First Known Use: 1864


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