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HOMECOMING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does homecoming mean? 

HOMECOMING (noun)
  The noun HOMECOMING has 2 senses:

1. an annual school or university reunion for graduates
2. a coming to or returning home

  Familiarity information: HOMECOMING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOMECOMING (noun)


Sense 1homecoming [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An annual school or university reunion for graduates

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("homecoming" is a kind of...):

reunification; reunion (the act of coming together again)


Sense 2homecoming [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A coming to or returning home

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

homecoming; return

Context example:

on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party

Hypernyms ("homecoming" is a kind of...):

arrival (the act of arriving at a certain place)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "homecoming"):

repatriation (the act of returning to the country of origin)


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