week·​long | \ˈwēk-ˈlȯŋ \

Definition of weeklong 

: lasting a week

Examples of weeklong in a Sentence

We attended a weeklong training conference in Atlanta.

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One day into a weeklong European tour that will be rooted in meetings with NATO and British leaders, followed by a finale in Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump took aim at German Chancellor Angela Merkel via Twitter. Fiona Ma | Wwd, latimes.com, "Melania Trump wears Calvin Klein for concert outing during NATO summit, Elie Saab for evening festivities," 11 July 2018 Kern had been driving back to Bethlehem from a weeklong vacation in Virginia Beach. CBS News, "Survivor speaks out after multi-car crash kills man, 4 daughters," 10 July 2018 The creators of Khecari's weeklong dance event, The Retreat , encourage audience members to fall asleep. Oliver Sava, Chicago Reader, "The Retreat is one experimental dance performance that wants to put you to sleep," 13 June 2018 Nicklaus Children's Hospital kicks off a weeklong overnight camp for children with diabetes. Emily Himes, miamiherald, "Diabetic children learn about nutrition and keeping healthy at Camp Roaring Sun," 10 July 2018 As part of its roster of weeklong day camps, the YMCA of Greater Waukesha County offers Farm to Table and Y Chefs for campers ages 7 to 13, and Down on the Farm and Mini Chefs for campers ages 4 to 6. Anne Schamberg, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "YMCA farm-themed camps teach where food comes from," 3 July 2018 The weeklong camps are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon July 9-13 and July 16-20 at the Nokia property in Naperville, along Warrenville Road at 2000 Lucent Way. Suzanne Baker, Naperville Sun, "New Napeville summer camp focuses on preparing kids for emerging technology," 29 June 2018 Making dreams come true for 37 young people with autism is a dream come true for Monica Janning, founder of the weeklong camp at the 150-year-old Homestead Farm built by her grandfather in Bellbrook, Ohio. Chuck Gibson, Cincinnati.com, "Camp for children with autism is a dream come true," 26 June 2018 In the weeklong Summer Cake Camp at the three Los Angeles locations of Duff’s Cakemix, campers focus on decorating, learning to shape and sculpt fondant, make and work with buttercream, and even airbrush with edible spray. Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, "How to Keep Cooking-Obsessed Kids Busy This Summer," 19 June 2018

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First Known Use of weeklong

1847, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of weeklong

: lasting for a week

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