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Definition of "homecoming" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "homecoming" in a sentence
  • "Thankfully, homecoming is right around the corner and he'll have Daddy back soon."
  • "Howard University's homecoming is about more than a football game."
  • "One of the highlights of homecoming is Grits and Gravy, which has the warm vibe of a house party (the hosts promise "no drama, no stress") and a soundtrack of '80s hip-hop and house that pulls multiple generations of alumni onto the dance floor."