holiday weekend


: a weekend that is preceded or followed by a holiday

Examples of holiday weekend in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As airlines prepare for what is predicted to be the busiest Thanksgiving ever and even more Americans get set to to hit the road for the long holiday weekend, stormy weather could upend plans for tens of millions. CBS News, 20 Nov. 2023 The airport estimated that 2 million passengers traveled through the airport during the recent 4th of July holiday weekend. Michael Cappetta, Travel + Leisure, 24 July 2023 Feelings of fear and helplessness were echoed by many Sunday in Los Angeles’ Jewish community, which was reeling from the deadliest attack in Israel in decades during what was supposed to be a holiday weekend of celebration. Ian James, Los Angeles Times, 10 Oct. 2023 The attacks started during a religious holiday weekend in Israel. Zack Sharf, Variety, 9 Oct. 2023 That’s likely of little interest to sports fans, though, on a long holiday weekend with major events—and could drive even more of them to streaming services and away from their cable operator. Chris Morris, Fortune, 1 Sep. 2023 The forecast for the rest of the long holiday weekend also calls for sunny skies, gradually warming temperatures and, most importantly, no rain. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 1 Sep. 2023 This year, no disrespect to Middle Tennessee State, but that holiday weekend visitor will afford Saban and new offensive coordinator Tommy Rees a live-action audition before No. 11 Texas comes to town a week later. Michael Casagrande |, al, 17 Aug. 2023 The Hang Seng Index was down 3% on Tuesday morning, as investors returned from a long holiday weekend. Laura He, CNN, 3 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Holiday weekend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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