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vacation

noun absence, break, breather, cruise, day off, escape, excursion, holiday, interval, jaunt, leave, leave of absence, paid vacation, respite, rest, rest and recuperaaion, sabbatical, time off, tour, trip, voyage, week off
See also: abdication, abolition, absence, ademption, avoidance, cancellation, countermand, defeasance, furlough, holiday, leave, pause, recess, relinquishment, resignation

VACATION. That period of time between the end of one term and beginning of another. During vacation, rules and orders are made in such cases as are urgent, by a judge at his chambers.

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Cereno said the PNP would set up police assistance desks in bus stations, ferry piers and airports for vacationers who would need help.
Since the initial investigation in September 2002 (Labor Day weekend), one fatal and four nonfatal, hospital-treated CO poisonings involving loss of consciousness have occurred among channel vacationers, with %COHb levels ranging from 19% to 47% (P.
org marks another step towards making vacation rentals even more attractive to vacationers," said Romano.
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Vacationers fled the beaches of Cape Cod and its neighboring islands Sunday as Hurricane Edouard barreled toward the area, washing out plans for Labor Day parades and picnics.
NCL's innovative onboard experience offers vacationers freedom from the stress and demands of everyday life and freedom to enjoy a less structured, more relaxed, resort style experience than traditional cruising.
Complementing business travel, Honduras also hopes to lure vacationers to the Mayan ruins of Copan, the diving areas off Roatan and the beaches of the Bay Islands.
Vacationers have taken to the roads and the air in record numbers this summer, undaunted by fires in national parks, power failures in the West, a hurricane threat that forced widespread evacuations in the Southeast and unseasonably cold, rainy weather from New England to the Carolinas.
The captain's voice came over the cabin intercom as the airliner filled with vacationers taxied to a halt at the end of the runway.
Vacationers streamed hundreds of miles inland for a place to spend the night Thursday as a weakened Hurricane Bertha staggered toward the Carolina shores during the height of the summer season.
American vacationers did not have the myriad of highways, hotels, restaurants and attractions that exist today.
Vacationers heading for national parks this summer could be in for a shock: closed campgrounds and missing toilets, storm debris on beaches and trails, uncut grass and fewer nature lectures from rangers.