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nos·tal·gi·a

(nos-tal'jē-ă),
The longing to return home, to a former time in one's life, or to familiar people and surroundings.
[G. nostos, a return (home), + algos, pain]

nos·tal·gi·a

(nos-tal'jē-ă)
The longing to return home, to a former time in one's life, or to familiar people and surroundings.
[G. nostos, a return (home), + algos, pain]

nostalgia

(nŏs-tăl′jē-ă) [Gr. nostos, a return home, + algos, pain]
1. Homesickness; longing to return home.
2. A longing to return to a previously experienced time or place.
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