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Noun: holiday  'hó-li,dey
  1. [Brit] Leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure
    "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico";
    - vacation, vac [Brit, informal], vacay [Brit, N. Amer, informal]
  2. A day on which work is suspended by law or custom
    "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover"
Verb: holiday  'hó-li,dey
Usage: Brit, Cdn
  1. Spend or take a vacation
    - vacation [N. Amer]

Derived forms: holidaying, holidays, holidayed

Type of: day, leisure, leisure time, pass, spend

Encyclopedia: Holiday, Florida