Scotland-yard



noun
1.
a short street in central London, England: formerly the site of the London police headquarters, which were removed 1890 to a Thames embankment (New Scotland Yard, ).
2.
the metropolitan police of London, especially the branch engaged in crime detection.
Scotland Yard
noun
1.
the headquarters of the police force of metropolitan London, controlled directly by the British Home Office and hence having certain national responsibilities Official name New Scotland Yard

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