from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A coming to or returning home.
  • n. An annual event at schools, colleges, and universities for visiting graduates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or event of returning to home.
  • n. In colleges and high schools, a tradition centred around a football game, a parade and the "coronation" of a Homecoming Queen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A return home.
  • n. A social event, usually held annually at colleges and universities, to welcome visiting alumni; a type of school reunion for graduates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Return home or homeward.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an annual school or university reunion for graduates
  • n. a coming to or returning home


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