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Welcome Wagonnoun [U]

uk   /ˈwel.kəm ˌwæɡ.ən/  us   /ˈwel.kəm ˌwæɡ.ən/
used in ​phrases such as '​roll out the ​welcomewagon' and 'be ​greeted by the ​welcomewagon' to refer to a ​happy and ​friendly way of ​greetingpeople who are new to a ​place: She ​likes to roll out the ​welcomewagon for (= ​greet and be ​friendly to) everyone who ​moves onto the ​block.
US trademark an ​organization that gives ​information about ​businesses and ​services in a ​town to ​people who have ​recentlymoved there
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