Scotland Yard

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Scotland Yard

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) 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

Scot′land Yard′


n.
1. a street in London, England: formerly the site of the London police headquarters, which were removed in 1890 to a Thames embankment (New Scotland Yard).
2. the London police, esp. the branch engaged in crime detection.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.Scotland Yard - the detective department of the metropolitan police force of LondonScotland Yard - the detective department of the metropolitan police force of London
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
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