long vacation


noun British.

the summer vacation customary in the law courts and universities.

Origin of long vacation

First recorded in 1685–95
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British Dictionary definitions for long vacation

long vacation

noun

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

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