Search Result for "homecoming":
1. an annual school or university reunion for graduates;
2. a coming to or returning home;
- Example: "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party"
[syn: return, homecoming]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
homecoming \home"com`ing\, home-coming \home"-com`ing\, n. 1. A return home. [WordNet sense 2] [1913 Webster] Kepeth this child, al be it foul or fayr, And eek my wyf, unto myn hoom-cominge. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A social event, usually held annually at colleges and universities, to welcome visiting alumni; a type of school reunion for graduates. [WordNet sense 1] [PJC]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
homecoming n 1: an annual school or university reunion for graduates 2: a coming to or returning home; "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party" [syn: return, homecoming]