Definition of Homecoming

1. Noun. An annual school or university reunion for graduates.

Generic synonyms: Reunification, Reunion



2. Noun. A coming to or returning home. "On his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party"
Exact synonyms: Return
Generic synonyms: Arrival
Specialized synonyms: Repatriation
Derivative terms: Return

Definition of Homecoming

1. n. Return home.

Definition of Homecoming

1. Noun. The act or event of returning to home. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) In colleges and high schools, a tradition centred around a football game, a parade and the "coronation" of a Homecoming Queen. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homecoming

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homecoming

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homebrewer
homebrewers
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homebrews
homebuilder
homebuilders
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homebuilt
homebuyer
homebuyers
homebuying
homecare
homecomer
homecomers
homecoming (current term)
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homecourt
homecourt advantage
homecourts
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homefelt
homefield
homefields
homefolk
homefront
homefronts
homeful
homegirl

Literary usage of Homecoming

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1. Portugal, Its Land and People: Its Land and People by William Henry Koebel (1909)
"... —The homecoming of the sow—Porcine shillings—Scenes in the styes—Popularity of pork—Method of paying swineherds—The bailiff's home—Bunks of the ..."

2. Speaking of the Turks by K. Ziya Mufti-zada (1922)
"Speaking of 3£he Turks 1 %., : homecoming "'•. /.•.. ' •::.;/. •*» were arriving at Constantinople, ..."

3. Half a Hundred Hero Tales of Ulysses and the Men of Old edited by Francis Storr (1911)
"THE homecoming OF ULYSSES BY MM BIRD A?TER ten long years of fighting Troy had fallen and ... But it is of his homecoming that I have now to tell. ..."

4. Minutes of Votes and Proceedings of the General Assembly of the State of New by New Jersey Legislature. General Assembly (1919)
"... as you know, are striving as a body to arrange for a proper celebration, uniform throughout the State, in honor of the homecoming of our warriors. ..."

5. Evenings with Colorado Poets: A Compilation of Selections from Colorado by Francis Shanor Kinder, F. Clarence Spencer (1894)
"... homecoming. Across the desert broad aud bare, Across the mountain's purple round, I feel its whisper in the air, The day that sees me homeward bound. ..."

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