vacationland

noun

va·​ca·​tion·​land vā-ˈkā-shən-ˌland How to pronounce vacationland (audio)
və-
: an area with recreational attractions and facilities for vacationers

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web It’s not a sideshow, or simply a tropical vacationland. Steven Litt, cleveland, 15 Jan. 2023 Khristen, a teenager, arrives at this bleak vacationland after the boarding school to which her mother has abandoned her scatters students to the four winds. Washington Post, 23 Sep. 2021 But not everybody seems cut out for life in a vacationland, even if New York is just a couple hours away. New York Times, 14 May 2021 The fantasy vacationland restaurant where Maine meets the Mediterranean. Bon Appétit, Bon Appetit, 1 Aug. 2017 The fantasy vacationland restaurant where Maine meets the Mediterranean. Bon Appetit, 1 Aug. 2017 What started out in 1688 as a remote settlement for 176 French Huguenot refugees has evolved into a vacationland of significant beauty, with wine shops, art galleries, and a clutch of excellent restaurants. Town & Country, 2 Apr. 2015 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vacationland was in 1927

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Cite this Entry

“Vacationland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vacationland. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

vacationland

noun
va·​ca·​tion·​land vā-ˈkā-shən-ˌland How to pronounce vacationland (audio)
: a place where many people go on vacation
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