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Welcome Wagon

noun [U] uk   US trademark us  
an organization that gives information about businesses and services in a town to people who have recently moved there: figurative She likes to roll out the welcome wagon for (= greet and be friendly to) everyone who moves onto the block.
Translations of “Welcome Wagon”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為新居民提供商業及服務資訊的)歡迎機構…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为新居民提供商业及服务信息的)欢迎机构…
(Definition of Welcome Wagon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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