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ˈhaʊsˌwɔr mɪŋhouse·warm·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. housewarmingnoun

    a party of people assembled to celebrate moving into a new home

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Housewarmingnoun

    A feast or merrymaking upon going into a new house.

    Etymology: house and warm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Housewarmingnoun

    a feast or merry-making made by or for a family or business firm on taking possession of a new house or premises

Etymology and Origins

  1. Housewarming

    The name given to a party or reception of guests on taking possession of a newly built mansion. This was of old a winter function, when the lighting of large fires in all the rooms for the occasion proved serviceable in drying the plastered walls and ceilings.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of housewarming in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of housewarming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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