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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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Watching Andrew Dunn and Shobna Gulati reprise their roles as Tony and Anita respectively is nostalgically heartwarming.
Gulf News came across a number of expats who spoke nostalgically about how they would have celebrated if they were back in India.
Ask anyone in these parts to remember their childhood - and Redcar's the place to set them rabbiting nostalgically.
Alongside graph-paper diagrams and drawings that help relate McCall's work to, say, concrete poetry or Gordon Matta-Clark's architectural slices, Landscape for Fire returns us nostalgically to its original art-historical context and all the untidy experimentation of the '60s and '70s.
The last three poems included here, "Impressions of Africa," "On the Edge," and "Seasons on Earth," show Koch's gradual movement from a poetry "ecstatically in the present tense" toward the often nostalgically tinged pathos of much of his later work.
Heading into the last few months of the year, I can't help but look nostalgically at the summer that has faded away.
Nostalgically challenged priests will, if they can, feed their starving egos and the fundamentalist Catholic laity with a dose of the magical.
He nostalgically plunges into both his own archive and that of other programmes which have tried to capture the topless table tennis players on the beach, the stars strolling up the red carpet at the Carlton, the wheelers and dealers, the paparazzi and the prizes.
Cobb contextualizes hip-hop as an art from the first pages, where he writes nostalgically about this hypnotizing new art form that emerged during his boyhood in the local color of Queens, New York.
Putin, who has described the collapse of the Soviet Union as a ''catastrophe,'' spoke nostalgically about the Cold War: ''We are indebted to the balance of power between these two superpowers,'' he said.
It is well-plotted, with wonderful prose and a setting lovingly, nostalgically and wonderfully evoked.
Houston Grand Opera celebrated Mozart's 250th birthday nostalgically by reviving its durable, 1986 production of Don Giovanni.