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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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They identified almost nostalgically with the "old" Jew.
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.
I replaced the plastic "Owl" grips with larger ones I nostalgically hand carved in pecan hardwood from my pecan tree.
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.
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Beehive's'' technical team helpfully -- and perhaps nostalgically -- projects album covers, so we can remind ourselves who memorably sang these songs if not who wrote them.
HOWARD COSELL, the late, great sportscaster and self-professed know-it-all: "Let us reflect nostalgically on the past.
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One morning we were sitting on the couch reading the Sunday Times and she nostalgically asked, "Wouldn't it be great to have the social acceptance these people have?