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long weekend

noun [C] uk   us  
Saturday and Sunday with at least one extra day added, either Friday or Monday: We spent a long weekend with my parents.
Translations of “long weekend”
in Chinese (Traditional) (與假日連在一起、帶週五或週一的)長週末…
in Chinese (Simplified) (与假日连在一起、带周五或周一的)长周末…
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