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English definition of “holiday”

holiday

noun   /ˈhɒlədeɪ/
A1 UK (US vacation) a time when you do not have to go to work or school : the school holidays
A1 UK (US vacation) a long visit to a place away from where you live , for pleasure : a skiing holiday Are you going on holiday this year ?
a day for celebrating or remembering a special event , especially one on which many people are allowed not to go to work or school : the Fourth of July holiday There are several holidays to celebrate in December .
(Definition of holiday noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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