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A celebration of the occupancy of a new home.
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(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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house-warming [ˈhaʊswɔːrmɪŋ] npendaison f de crémaillèrehousewarming party house-warming party npendaison f de crémaillère
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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.
Ferguson came over to celebrate the housewarming that followed the achievement of the great stone fireplace.
Shake Shack, which officially opened in Manila on May 10 at Central Square, brought back the 90s during its Housewarming Party days before opening day.
The shower and housewarming request contributions without attendance.
Tonight Nicky and Steve put on a brave face and invite their old city mates for a belated housewarming party.
With both home and garden areas, HGTV's housewarming event will be open to the public, treating all visitors to more than a few items up for grabs as well as providing creative tips for homely touches.
Housewarming parties were originally exactly that--gatherings where guests brought wood as a gift to new home owners and helped build fires in all of the fireplaces.
During the seminar, she presented the concept of "housewarming" as the driving inspiration for the 2017 interior design trend of "grounded living".
BOOMERS BBC1, 9.00pm The residents attend a housewarming party thrown by gay newcomers Matt and Seb.