What does the word vacation mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by H. Irving Hancock