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staycation

[ stey-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌsteɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun
a vacation spent at home or near home, doing enjoyable activities or visiting local attractions.
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Origin of staycation

First recorded in 2005–10; stay1 + (va)cation
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British Dictionary definitions for staycation

staycation

stacation

/ (ˌsteɪˈkeɪʃən) /

noun
informal a holiday in which leisure activities are pursued while staying at one's own home

Word Origin for staycation

C21: stay 1 + (va) cation
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