headquarters headquarters  /ˈhɛd ˌkwɔr tərz/


  1. (n) (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise
  2. (n) the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command
  3. (n) (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff


  1. For weeks prior, they had tried to interest FBI headquarters in Washington in Zacarias Moussaoui, now known as the 20th hijacker.
  2. An agent works from his desk at CIA headquarters in Langley.


  1. Lesbian Couple Marries Right Outside Headquarters of Westboro Baptist Church

    One courageous same-sex couple decided to tie the knot just outside the headquarters of the homosexual-hating Westboro Baptist Church. Standing about 50 feet away from the fence of the Westboro Baptist Church, Kimberly Kidwell and Katie Short held got married on the lawn of the Equality House in Topeka, Kansas, to raise awareness. The Equality House is home to the Planting Peace charity, which ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  2. EVWD headquarters on schedule

    Construction of the East Valley Water District Headquarters campus is underway with grading 70% completed and temporary power scheduled for installation within the coming weeks.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Highland Community News

  3. Headquarters E-Mail Service Restored

    E-mail service to and from ARRL Headquarters has been restored. However, it may take some time for staff to respond to the thousands of messages that have accumulated during the outage. If you have received a message indicating that your original e-mail meesage was undeliverable, please re-send. We apologize for the inconvenience.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: ARRL Amateur Radio News

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  1. "He was someone that was not known to my campaign headquarters until he walked in the door today," Clinton said at a late-night news conference in Portsmouth. "It appears that he is someone who is in need of help and sought attention in...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

  2. "Many continue to be trapped inside UN headquarters and other buildings," said Ban, noting that includes the UN's mission chief, Hedi Annabi, and his chief deputy, Luis Carlos da Costa. "Other peacekeepers and civilian staff from many member...
    on Jan 13, 2010 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: CTV.ca

  3. "Even when he was a multimillionaire, a media mogul, owned radio stations, welcomed in the White House and any other place of significance, he laid down in front of police headquarters for a West African boy he never knew," Sharpton said.
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Al Sharpton Source: Los Angeles Times

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