Definition of hero's welcome in English:

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hero's welcome


An enthusiastic welcome for someone who has done something brave or praiseworthy: he received a hero’s welcome after flying his monoplane, Spirit of St Louis, from New York non-stop to Paris
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  • Fans of the Bradford Bulls turned out in their thousands yesterday to give the Super League champions a hero's welcome on the streets of Bradford.
  • He got a hero's welcome from around 90 supporters from all over Ireland to welcome the one who took ‘a stand for the land’.
  • Hunzwi urged government supporters to flock to the airport to give their leader a hero's welcome after his trip to Cuba for a summit meeting of some of the world's poorest countries.
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