the Pentagon

noun

Definition of the Pentagon

1 : the building in Washington, D.C., that is the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense
2 : the leaders of the U.S. military There was disagreement between the President and the Pentagon over the new military budget.

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“The Pentagon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Pentagon. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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