headquarters: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hed'kwôr"turz, -kwô"-), [key]
— pl. -ters.
- a center of operations, as of the police or a business, from which orders are issued; the chief administrative office of an organization: The operatives were always in touch with headquarters.
- the offices or working location of a military commander; the place from which a commander customarily issues orders.
- a military unit consisting of the commander, his staff, and other assistants.
- headquarters (Thesaurus)