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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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homerhom‧er /ˈhəʊmə $ ˈhoʊmər/ noun [countable]  American English informalDSB a home run in baseballhomer verb [intransitive]
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homerHe played in 133 games, hitting. 291 with 26 homers and 80 RBIs.McGwire belted 65 homers to lead the majors in 1999.His 70 homers that season captured the attention of even non-baseball fans.This is where Reggie Jackson hit a homer on to the upper deck roof in 1971.After five games, Thome is 1-for-10 with no homers or RBIs.He hit a two-run homer in the second inning and a three-run homer in the third.Robby Thompson, who hit a two-run homer Sunday, still finished the first half in a 2-for-27 slump.Klesko and Chipper Jones both have two homers in the series...
HomerHomer  a Greek poet who probably lived around 800 to 700 years bc. He is known as a very great poet and for his two epic poems, the iliad and the odyssey, which tell the stories of characters such as achilles and odysseus and the Greek war against Troy, which have had great influence on European literature.Homeric /həʊˈmerɪk $ hoʊ-/ adjective
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