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A celebration of the occupancy of a new home.


(ˈhaʊsˌwɔr mɪŋ)

a party to celebrate a person's or family's move to a new home.
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Noun1.housewarming - a party of people assembled to celebrate moving into a new home
party - a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner"


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References in classic literature ?
Ferguson came over to celebrate the housewarming that followed the achievement of the great stone fireplace.
Following the housewarming, which was accomplished by means of seal-oil and a wick made from cotton calking, came the hunting for our winter's meat and the building of the second hut.
We held a housewarming in my hut the night it was roofed.
Whenever people move house, the first question they're asked is: "When are you having your housewarming party?
The offer includes a reservation fee of PS99, free carpets, a washer/dryer, an oven and hob as well as a fridge - so all you'll need to worry about is the housewarming.
X Factor's Tulisa, 24, went along to the housewarming last week, tweeting: "party party woop woop.
WHEN Bollywood star Imran Khan and his wife Avantika moved from a rented flat into the Khans' renovated family bungalow recently, they celebrated it with a grand housewarming bash for the entire film fraternity.
New housewarming initiative celebrates launch of HYATT house brand and provides expert advice, activities and products to help travelers keep their real life routines rolling on the road
This business offers gift baskets for every occasion - Birthday, New Baby, Get Well, Holiday, Sympathy, Coffee & Tea, Healthy, Housewarming, Rochester, Sports Themed, Spa and Relaxation, Food, Chocolate, Corporate Gifts, etc.
Yesterday preparations were well underway for the housewarming bash.
Ryan and Andy start the clean-up operation following the previous night's housewarming party.
00pm) Sam reports Olena to the authorities after finding out about her relationship with Eli, and Katie is shocked when she walks in on Eve and Ryan kissing at the housewarming party.