long weekend


a weekend holiday extended by a day or days on either side


Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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Example sentences from the Web for long weekend

  • Think of it instead as a few choice pointers that could make your long-weekend getaway a little more hedonistic.

    Gal With a Suitcase|Jolie Hunt|January 1, 2010|DAILY BEAST