Definition of homegoing in English:

homegoing

noun

Scottish
  • 1The action of returning to one's home, household, or native land; a return home.

  • 2In religious use: one's death; a funeral. Compare to go home. Now chiefly US, especially in African-American use.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Spalding (b. ?1624), historian. From home + going.

Pronunciation

homegoing

/ˈhəʊmɡəʊɪŋ/