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English definition of “homecoming”

homecoming

noun uk   /ˈhəʊmˌkʌm.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈhoʊm-/

homecoming noun (ARRIVAL)

[C] the fact of a person arriving home after being away for a long time: They planned a special celebration for her homecoming.Arrivals and departures

homecoming noun (CELEBRATION)

[C or U] US a celebration at a school or a college to honour people who were students there earlierCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
(Definition of homecoming from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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