- an official international agency that coordinates the police activities of more than 100 member nations: organized in 1923 with headquarters in Paris.
Origin of Interpol
Inter(national Criminal) Pol(ice Organization)
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Examples from the Web for interpol
Interpol and national authorities are still searching for three of escapees.Cocaine, Politicians and Wives: Inside the World’s Most Bizarre Prison
October 12, 2014
She tried unsuccessfully to enter the United States in 2011, according to Interpol documents.Caught: Female Assassin Who Allegedly Murdered Five American Nuns
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September 22, 2014
Interpol burned through “a grand a day” at Electric Lady Studios and members began working separately.
Of course, times have changed since 2002, when rock was on top of the world and Interpol was its hottest breakout band.
As soon as Interpol was released in 2010, he left the group altogether.
Interpol believes that Narko is also a member of the same rebel outfit with whom you've had trouble before.Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X
- International Criminal Police Organization, an association of over 100 national police forces, devoted chiefly to fighting international crime
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Word Origin and History for interpol
1952, abbreviation of international police, in full, The International Criminal Police Commission, founded 1923 with headquarters in Paris.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper