Definition of homecoming
1 : a return home a soldier's homecoming
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 high school, college, or university —often used before another noun a homecoming rally homecoming weekend the annual homecoming game/dance was elected the homecoming queen
Examples of homecoming in a Sentence
A large crowd gathered at the airport for the soldiers' homecoming.
First Known Use of homecoming
HOMECOMING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of homecoming for English Language Learners
: 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
HOMECOMING Defined for Kids
Definition of homecoming for Students
: a return home
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