general headquarters


noun, plural general headquarters. (used with a singular or plural verb) U.S. Army.

the headquarters of the commanding officer of a large military force. Abbreviation: GHQ, G.H.Q.

Nearby words

  1. general court-martial,
  2. general delivery,
  3. general discharge,
  4. general duty nurse,
  5. general election,
  6. general hospital,
  7. general immunity,
  8. general linguistics,
  9. general of the air force,
  10. general of the armies

Origin of general headquarters

First recorded in 1855–60

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