Definition of headquarters :
The quarters or place of residence of any chief officer, as the general in command of an army, or the head of a police force; the place from which orders or instructions are issued; hence, the center of authority or order.
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- We discovered absolutely nothing, and returned to our headquarters at Fondi so completely baffled that we did not know whither to turn our steps next. - "The Queen of Hearts", Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009.
- The natives of the Beecher party also withdrew a little way from those of Professor Bumper's organization, and then preparations for spending the night in the jungle went on in the rival headquarters. - "Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold", Victor Appleton.
- The headquarters of his cattle business was at the Maltese Cross where Sylvane Ferris and Merrifield were in command. - "Roosevelt in the Bad Lands", Hermann Hagedorn.