Etymology
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homecoming (n.)

mid-13c., "a coming home," from home (n.) + coming. Compare Old English hamcyme "homecoming, a return." Attested from 1935 in U.S. high school dance sense. Used earlier in Britain in reference to the annual return of natives to the Isle of Man.

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Definitions of homecoming

homecoming (n.)
an annual school or university reunion for graduates;
homecoming (n.)
a coming to or returning home;
Synonyms: return
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