in·​ter·​ses·​sion ˈin-tər-ˌse-shən How to pronounce intersession (audio)
: a period between two academic sessions or terms sometimes utilized for brief concentrated courses

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web However, 41 schools with an intersession calendar start school on Aug. 8. Dallas News, 18 July 2022 The Citizen Science Program, required of all students in their first year at Bard, will be held over a three-week intersession period each January. Chris Mooney, Discover Magazine, 8 Jan. 2011 During the intersession, the second-graders worked diligently tin punching designs on pie pans, weaving baskets out of paper and creating unique toys and games. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, 18 Nov. 2022 Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges also announced a shift to remote operations for the first two weeks of intersession. Tammy Murga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Jan. 2022 In open session, the board heard a presentation on the Expanded Learning Opportunities program, which offers programming to students outside of regular school hours, such as summer school and intersession. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Mar. 2022 In Birmingham, the district is putting $29.5 million toward extra instruction, including after-school care, intersession periods and a recent partnership with area colleges to provide one-on-one tutoring. al, 11 Jan. 2022 Interim Chancellor Charles Robinson and other UA leaders, in a message emailed Thursday to the campus community, said in-person instruction would continue in ongoing intersession courses and at the start of the spring term. Andy Davis, Arkansas Online, 8 Jan. 2022 The winter intersession for most institutions began Monday or starts Tuesday and lasts for four weeks. Tammy Murga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Jan. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intersession was in 1932

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Cite this Entry

“Intersession.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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