headquarters

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headquarters (plural headquarters)

  1. The military installation from which troops are commanded and orders are issued; the military unit consisting of a commander and his support staff.
  2. The center of an organization's operations or administration.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 1, Internal Combustion[1]:
      As though on an incendiary rampage, the fires systematically devoured the contents of Edison's headquarters and facilities.
  3. A place of concentrated activity or influence.

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