Definition of homecoming
- a soldier's homecoming
- a homecoming rally
- homecoming weekend
- the annual homecoming game/dance
- was elected the homecoming queen
A large crowd gathered at the airport for the soldiers' homecoming.
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: 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
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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