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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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And so, the birth of Short Break & Weekend Skiing is upon us.
Domestic short breaks are characterised by a high level of short breaks organised independently and without bookings.
The wider benefits of short breaks include increasing the social inclusion of disabled children and the positive impact on the employment and education of the family, bringing meaningful benefits to society as well as the family.
Full-board short breaks are available at four Haven parks: Lyme Bay, Seaton, Devon; Harcourt Sands, Isle of Wight; Mill Rythe, Hayling Island and Caister near Great Yarmouth.
He is now urging families to take advantage of the Short Break Giveaway before the deadline at 5pm on May 2.
Official figures suggest that one in three UK short breaks are taken at the seaside - creating a market worth pounds 4.
Fewer workers are taking a traditional fortnight's summer holiday, with short breaks becoming more popular, a new survey reveals.
A new look website, developed by the city council, funded by Advantage West Midlands and constructed by design firm WebXpress, features a whole host of short break ideas and attractions such as Cadbury World, National Sea Life Centre and Thinktank at Millennium Point.
Superbreak Internet Marketing Manager, David Ranby, said: "As the premier online service for short break holidays, Superbreak.
the service will also provide families with a short break from their caring responsibilities.
Staff at St Cuthberts Care are hoping carers who look after disabled family members will take advantage of the lifeline on offer at the Alan Shearer Short Break and Activity Centre, in West Denton, Newcastle.