vacation

Part of speech: noun

An intermission; period of recreation.

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Usage examples "vacation":

  1. The duty of doing your Christmas shopping early enough in July to allow the shop- girls to enjoy their summer vacation. - "Humanly Speaking", Samuel McChord Crothers.
  2. Vacation arrived, and one day when Rosebud was alone at Nun's House, Jasper, for the first time since Edwin Drood's disappearance, came to see her. - "Tales from Dickens", Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives.
  3. These boys now planned the greatest summer vacation trip that they had ever enjoyed. - "The High School Boys' Fishing Trip", H. Irving Hancock.