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Scot'land Yard'




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, esp. the branch engaged in crime detection.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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