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

  • noun A succession of games played especially by a baseball team at the team's home field or court.

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  • noun baseball A series of games played at a team's home field

Etymologies

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home +‎ stand

Examples

  • San Diego, fresh from a 6-0 homestand, is beginning a nine-game road trip, its longest of the season.

    USATODAY.com

  • It was their first nine-win homestand since going 9-1 from

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  • Angeles Lakers in the remaining games in its homestand, is 2 1

    National Basketball Association - Nuggets vs. Wizards

  • LOUIS (Ticker) -- The St. Louis Blues 'season-opening homestand is not producing the desired results.

    NHL - National Hockey League - Minnesota vs. St Louis

  • Now the Vikings 5-7 will attempt to win a third consecutive game under Frazier during the second of a three-game "homestand" -- with no certainty where they will be next Monday night when they are scheduled to play host to the Chicago Bears, a game that was supposed to be a celebration of their 50th season.

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  • Now the Vikings 5-7 will attempt to win a third consecutive game under Frazier during the second of a three-game "homestand" -- with no certainty where they will be next Monday night when they are scheduled to play host to the Chicago Bears, a game that was supposed to be a celebration of their 50th season.

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  • Now the Vikings 5-7 will attempt to win a third consecutive game under Frazier during the second of a three-game "homestand" -- with no certainty where they will be next Monday night when they are scheduled to play host to the Chicago Bears, a game that was supposed to be a celebration of their 50th season.

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  • While Strasburg would be on schedule to potentially return for the next homestand, that is an "optimistic" plan, Riggleman said.

    Stephen Strasburg takes first step

  • The four wins have come against teams with losing records, and none of the opponents on the rest of this homestand was above .500 as of Monday afternoon.

    USATODAY.com - Basketball - Boston vs. Chicago

  • "This homestand has been a combination of things," Martinez said.

    American League Baseball - Red Sox vs. Blue Jays

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