Scotland Yard Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Scotland Yardnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˌskɒt.ləndˈjɑːd/  us   /ˌskɑːt.ləndˈjɑːrd/
the ​mainoffice of the London ​policeforce, or the ​officers who ​work there, ​especially those ​involved in ​solvingserious crimes: Scotland Yard have/has been called in to ​investigate the ​murder.
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