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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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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.
The PNP is deploying up to 70,000 officers across the country to ensure the safety of vacationers.
The survey found that while a spouse or partner remains vacationers' most popular travel companion (chosen by 66% of respondents), friends were a surprising second, surpassing children (34%), parents (16% ) and other relatives (19% ) as preferred travel partners.
During holiday weekends in September 2002 and May 2003, researchers from the Havasu Regional Medical Center, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other cooperating organizations sampled air along the boat-choked channel and conducted breath tests among vacationers and workers in the vicinity.
"One of our main goals is to eliminate the hassle factor so that more vacationers can take advantage of Colorado's incredible mountain resorts," said Ken Gart, president of Denver-based Specialty Sports Ventures.
A look back at a 1975 Advocate travel issue reminds us that Provincetown, Mass., and Fire Island, N.Y., have been hot spots for gay vacationers for decades.
vacationers will visit the island annually, alone generating at least US$800 million to $900 million in tourism revenue, shortly after the 40-year embargo is ended.
Investigators determined that arson was the cause of the early morning fire that practically destroyed Holy Redeemer Church, popular with vacationers to the North Carolina coast.
Vacationers Sean McKelvey and his wife tipped us off with their tale of being pestered on streets and chased down hotel hallways.