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homecoming

Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊmˌkʌmɪŋ/

Translation of homecoming in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (return home) regreso (masculine), vuelta (feminine) ([ a casa, a la patria etc ])
    Example sentences
    • This is the homecoming, the return of the prodigal sons to the family fold.
    • She received a huge homecoming on her return to Bradford and had lived and worked in the city ever since.
    • Terry will have a homecoming this week, returning to the track where he received his only formal race instruction.
    1.2 (at school, college) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [ fiesta estudiantil al comienzo del año académico con asistencia de ex-alumnos ]
    Example sentences
    • Needing one more dress for the event, she modified her high school homecoming dress to compete.
    • Ask him about the crown he had to wear when he was homecoming king of his high school.
    • Espy still winces a little as he recalls a homecoming game at his daughter's high school.

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