from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Return home or homeward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


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