American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The offices of a commander, as of a military unit, from which orders are issued.
- n. A center of operations or administration: The company has its headquarters in the suburbs. See Synonyms at center.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The quarters or place of residence, permanent or temporary, of the commander-in-chief of an army.
- The residence of any military chief, or the place from which his orders are issued.
- Hence The place where one chiefly resides or carries on business.
- n. The military installation from which troops are commanded and orders are issued; the military unit consisting of a commander and his support staff.
- n. The center of an organization's operations or administration.
- n. A place of concentrated activity or influence.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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.
- n. The main office from which an organization such as a commercial enterprise is managed; -- usually where the chief executive officer works.
- n. (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
- n. the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command
- n. (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise
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