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HALF. One equal part of a thing divided into two parts, either in fact or in contemplation. A moiety. This word is used in composition; as, half cent, half dime, &c.

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The half-term events will run from May 25 to 29, between 11am and 3pm each day.
More inspiration for things to do over half-term can be found on the National Trust's list of "50 things to do before you're 113/4" - www.
Stephen Humphreys, British Airways head of UK&I sales and marketing, said: The half-term holiday, whether it s a long-haul flight to the sun or a quick city break to Europe, is becoming more popular each passing year, and 2015 is no exception.
Anglesey Sea Zoo is another must-visit attraction which will be open every day from February half-term onwards.
Head for Tredegar House near Newport this half-term |for some stimulating fun for kids of all ages ANDREW JAMES
But when half-term starts the price more than doubles to PS721 - up by almost 110 per cent.
This is why we've put together a brief list of some of the best holiday destinations for families this half-term.
Case study 'Vouchers and points save PSs' JANINE and Paul Brook make the most of discount vouchers, store loyalty points and cashback websites to keep half-term costs to a minimum.
Nick Mercer, commercial director, said, 'This has been one of our busiest February half-term weeks for several years.
Summary: Families heading off on the half-term getaway are being warned to take extra care on the roads due to freezing temperatures.
Global Banking News-27 October 2009-Santander study says half-term breaks can be costlier than other holidays(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.
A Labour MP will miss three crunch House of Commons votes because he has decided to spend half-term with his children.