English definition of “vacation”
/veɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
AWAY FROM HOME US (UK holiday) › a period of time when you are not at home but are staying somewhere else for enjoyment: We're taking a vacation in Florida. We met Bob and Wendi on vacation.
AWAY FROM WORK mainly US › a period of the year when schools or colleges are closed: the summer vacation He's on vacation for three months.