- to situate in headquarters.
- to establish one's headquarters.
Origin of headquarter
back formation from headquarters
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Examples from the Web for headquarter
Then came the headquarter staff followed by the 42d and Naval Brigade.
The company of the 23d was to proceed with the headquarter staff.
At the headquarter camp John went in and explained the circumstances of his departure.Jess
H. Rider Haggard
Soon thereafter,64 the Headquarter portion of the regiment was on board the Monarch, and away from India homeward bound.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army
Charles Alexander Gordon
Napoleon Bonaparte served in these affairs on the headquarter staff.
- informal, mainly US to place in or establish as headquarters
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