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homecoming

noun home·com·ing \ˈhōm-ˌkə-miŋ\

: the act of returning to your home or to a place that is like your home

: an annual celebration for people who attended a college or university

: an annual celebration for high-school students that includes sports games and a formal dance

Full Definition of HOMECOMING

1
:  a return home
2
:  the return of a group of people usually on a special occasion to a place formerly frequented or regarded as home; especially :  an annual celebration for alumni at a college or university

Examples of HOMECOMING

  1. A large crowd gathered at the airport for the soldiers' homecoming.

First Known Use of HOMECOMING

14th century

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