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 for homecoming
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an annual school or university reunion for graduates
      2: a coming to or returning home; "on his return from Australia
         we gave him a welcoming party" [syn: return, homecoming]

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