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Scotland Yard

Syllabification: Scot·land Yard

Definition of Scotland Yard in English:

1The headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police, situated from 1829 to 1890 in Great Scotland Yard off Whitehall, from 1890 until 1967 in New Scotland Yard on the Thames Embankment, and from 1967 in New Scotland Yard, Westminster.
1.1Used to allude to the Criminal Investigation Department of the London Metropolitan Police force.

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