1.a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one’s life, to one’s home or homeland, or to one’s family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time.
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Rain has always been the strongest catalyst of nostalgia for me. What makes you nostalgic?
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