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Noun: SS
  1. Special police force in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925; the SS administered the concentration camps
    - Schutzstaffel
     
  2. The United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents
    - United States Secret Service, US Secret Service, USSS, Secret Service

Type of: constabulary, law, police, police force, United States intelligence agency

Part of: Department of Homeland Security, DHS, Homeland Security

Encyclopedia: SS