long vacation

  1. the summer vacation customary in the law courts and universities.

Origin of long vacation

First recorded in 1685–95

Words Nearby long vacation

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How to use long vacation in a sentence

  • Because there had been some question as to where the girl should pass the long vacation.

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  • During the long vacation, the sergeant usually retired to his country seat at Rowell in Northamptonshire.

  • Not less generously did he behave to an Oxford student who had come to spend the long vacation at Bath.

British Dictionary definitions for long vacation

long vacation

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

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