home-coming
homecoming home"com`ing, home-coming home"-com`ing, n. 1. A return home. [WordNet sense 2] [1913 Webster]

Kepeth this child, al be it foul or fayr, And eek my wyf, unto myn hoom-cominge. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A social event, usually held annually at colleges and universities, to welcome visiting alumni; a type of school reunion for graduates. [WordNet sense 1] [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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