Meaning of “long weekend” in the English Dictionary

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"long weekend" in British English

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long weekendnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌlɒŋ wiːkˈend/ us /ˌlɑːŋ wiːkˈend/

Saturday and Sunday with at least one extra day added, either Friday or Monday:

We spent a long weekend with my parents.

(Definition of “long weekend” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)