on holiday

Definition of on holiday


  1. :  experiencing a time away from home, school, or business usually in order to relax or travel She spent two weeks on holiday in Italy.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  holy day

    :  a day on which one is exempt from work

    :  a day marked by a general suspension of work in commemoration of an event

  1. :  to take or spend a vacation or holiday (see 1holiday 2) especially in travel or at a resort :  vacation

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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