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holidays

noun
plural of holiday, chiefly British

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a period during which the usual routine of school or work is suspended
  • the member of parliament met his wife while on holiday in the south of France

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holidays

verb
present tense third-person singular of holiday

Synonyms & Antonyms of holidays (Entry 2 of 2)

to take or spend a vacation
  • saw kangaroos while holidaying in Australia

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The first known use of holidays was circa 1961

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“Holidays.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holidays. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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