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long vacation

noun, British
the summer vacation customary in the law courts and universities.
Origin of long vacation
1685-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If you leave your camera at home on a long vacation, you can buy a disposable one.
  • And with that, he took off on a weeks-long vacation.
  • The school playground holds aloof yet from the neighborhood except in the long vacation.
  • Whether you're looking for a weekend getaway or a week-long vacation, this is a great place to visit.
  • Visitors can book rooms for an overnight stay or for a long vacation.
  • Whether you're taking a midweek business trip, weekend getaway or week-long vacation, you may.
  • If you have a big family or are planning a long vacation, a rental house may be a good fit.
  • Travelers visiting a city for a prolonged business trip or long vacation typically utilize hotels.
  • Asked about the future, she has only one desire: a long vacation.
  • There's ample storage for carpooling or for long vacation drives.
British Dictionary definitions for long vacation

long vacation

the long period of holiday in the summer during which universities, law courts, etc, are closed
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