Definitions for homecomingˈhoʊmˌkʌm ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

home•com•ingˈhoʊmˌkʌm ɪŋ(n.)

  1. a return to one's home.

  2. an annual event held by a college, university, or high school for visiting alumni.

    Category: Education

Origin of homecoming:

1325–75

home′com`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homecoming(noun)

    an annual school or university reunion for graduates

  2. return, homecoming(noun)

    a coming to or returning home

    "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party"

Wiktionary

  1. homecoming(Noun)

    The act or event of returning to home.

  2. homecoming(Noun)

    In colleges and high schools, a tradition centred around a football game, a parade and the "coronation" of a Homecoming Queen.

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  1. Homecoming

    Homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back alumni of a school. It most commonly refers to a tradition in many universities, colleges and high schools in the USA. It usually includes activities for students and alumni, such as sports and culture events and a parade through the streets of the city or town.


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