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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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Other events the company will help support include the Midnight Weenie Roast on Tuesday, the Tractor Pull on Wednesday, Late Night Pancakes and Karaoke on Thursday, Pigskin Revue on Friday and the Homecoming Parade on Saturday morning along with the festival on campus and finally tailgating at the Homecoming Game.
According to Jennifer Nicole, CEO of JJ's House, promotions of newly arrived homecoming dresses will be launched very soon, with discounts of 40% to 70% off.
Local businesses pitched in to provide Whitney with her homecoming dress and footed the bill for her hair and nails.
He also said a repeat of Homecoming - promised by Salmond for 2014 - was "well worth considering".
Homecoming and pep rallies are a uniquely American tradition, and usually take place in October.
Marie Christie, Homecoming Scotland 2009 Project Director said: "We've had a fantastic response from organisations, large and small from every area in Scotland, who have really taken the concept of Homecoming to their hearts and have developed diverse and inspiring activity for 2009.
Eiken, Medstat's project manager, acknowledges that the evaluation of The Homecoming Project and the other Nursing Home Transition Demonstrations did not include measuring the long-term outcomes of the patients who left the nursing homes.
Homecoming is valuable reading for those who hail from a farming background, and for any person interested in the many facets of the African American experience.
Detroit Homecoming is a three-day event designed to bring 200 former Detroiters back to their hometown to reconnect and reinvest.
Michigan high school student Whitney Kropp was shocked to learn she was chosen homecoming queen at Ogemaw High School.
AIDAN O'Brien was arguably the least surprised person in attendance at Newmarket yesterday when 25-1 shot Homecoming Queen won the Qipco 1000 Guineas.
HOMECOMING Festival 09 is Scotland's newest dance music festival, taking place over May Bank Holiday weekend on the beautiful Scottish Coastline.