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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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On the surface, it looked fine: the best clothes, going to Europe for vacations, spending money, and doing all the stuff that everybody else with money does.