I looked into her eyes and she explained that my family was on vacation.
We will discuss aspects of my vacation in due course, but first, our friend Mr. Ryan.
“The polling showed that people really resented the Vineyard vacation and valued a mountain vacation,” Morris recalled.
Her father split by the time she was 11—he moved out while the rest of the family was on vacation.
In 2004 a couple from Brisbane were on vacation with their children, Georgina, 5, and Scarlett, 14 weeks.
Listen to the report of what some Syrian girls did during a summer vacation.
Young women on the eve of a vacation were not usually so reasonable.
Ralph Gurney's vacation was at an end, as this story should be, since it promised simply to tell of that time.
When Karl comes from the university in his vacation, his first question is, "Where is Sami?"
The boat was packed with well-dressed people, out for a vacation trip, most of them.
late 14c., "freedom from obligations, leisure, release" (from some activity or occupation), from Old French vacation, from Latin vacationem (nominative vacatio) "leisure, a being free from duty," noun of state from past participle stem of vacare "be empty, free, or at leisure" (see vain).
Meanings "state of being unoccupied; process of vacating" are early 15c. Meaning "formal suspension of activity" (in reference to schools, courts, etc.) is recorded from mid-15c. As the U.S. equivalent of what in Britain is called a holiday, it is attested from 1878.
1876, from vacation (n.). Related: Vacationed; vacationing.
Ultraviolet rays; sunshine: catch some UVs on the deck