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homecoming

US an annual celebration held by a university, college, or school, for former students

Homecoming

Odyssey
concerning Odysseus’s difficulties in getting home after war. [Gk. Myth.: Odyssey]
You Can’t Go Home Again
revisiting his home town, a writer is disillusioned by what he sees. [Am. Lit.: Thomas Wolfe You Can’t Go Home Again]
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Spider-Man: Homecoming 11:30am, 12:00pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm, 10:00pm, 12:30am NEW
We are currently developing the detail of the homecoming which will take place after the Paralympics.
When asked if Homecoming Queen was running as a pacemaker, O'Brien answered: "Absolutely not.
He also said a repeat of Homecoming - promised by Salmond for 2014 - was "well worth considering".
A good deal of philosophising about the importance of homecoming and parallels with Homer's The Odyssey simply serve to drag the tale along even further.
Homecoming and pep rallies are a uniquely American tradition, and usually take place in October.
From Burns Night (Jan 25) to St Andrew's Day (Nov 30) 2009, a country wide programme of Homecoming events and activities has been designed to celebrate some of Scotland's great contributions to the world: Burns himself, Whisky, Golf, Great Scottish Minds and Innovations and Scotland's Culture and Heritage which lives on at home and through Scotland's global family.
This was only the second homecoming for Hood, which was entirely a women's college until 1971.
USC's game with Washington State is a sellout, the first homecoming sellout since 1965 and that game was against UCLA.
High school senior girls needing a dress for prom or homecoming must show a student ID, but are not required to prove need.
This second volume in the Homecoming series follows the problems that the Voyager crew encounters when it finally returns to the Alpha Quadrant.
The School of American Ballet will celebrate fifty years of children dancing in George Balanchine's Nutcracker at a golden jubilee homecoming December 6 at the New York State Theater.