headquarters


headquarters

noun plural

Definition of HEADQUARTERS

1
a place from which authority is exercised <the headquarters of the newly established United States government was in New York City, the nation's first capital>
Related Words high command; center, home; capital
2
the place from which a commander runs operations <the scout went straight to the large tent in the center of the camp, correctly assuming that it served as the division's headquarters>
Related Words home, seat

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