Definition of Scotland Yard
: the detective department of the London metropolitan police
Examples of scotland yard in a sentence
The case is being investigated by Scotland Yard.
Origin and Etymology of scotland yard
Scotland Yard, street in London, formerly the headquarters of the metropolitan police
First Known Use: 1864
SCOTLAND YARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Scotland Yard for English Language Learners
: the detective department of the London police
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