old home week

noun

1
often capitalized O&H&W : a week of special festivities during which a community invites former residents to return for a reunion
the social activities of an Old Home WeekAgnes Repplier
2
: a reunion of former associates marked by special warmth or cordiality
a little knot of alumni having an old home week in the stadium parking lot

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“Old home week.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20home%20week. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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