plural noun

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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

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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

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The first known use of headquarters was in 1622

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“Headquarters.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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