Definition of general headquarters in English:

general headquarters

Syllabification: gen·er·al head·quar·ters

noun

[treated as singular or plural]
  • The headquarters of a military commander.
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    • Placing military advisers with the rank of major or lieutenant colonel at the Colombian Army's general headquarters is the next step.
    • In the fall of 1941, he took his corps to the general headquarters maneuvers in the Carolinas, which proved a crucial testing ground for the rapidly approaching war.
    • As soon as I arrived in Canton by plane, I visited general headquarters, but unfortunately the Lieutenant General was out.

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