shore-leave

shore leave

noun Navy.
1.
permission to spend time ashore, usually 48 hours or more, granted a member of a ship's company.
2.
the time spent ashore during such leave.

Origin:
1905–10

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shore leave
 
n
1.  Compare liberty permission to go ashore
2.  time spent ashore during leave

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