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Encyclopedia

  • A vacation is a leave of absence from a regular occupation, or a specific trip or journey, for the purpose of recreation or tourism. People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances, or for specific festivals or celebrations. — “Vacation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • This is similar to what is described elsewhere as a vacation, but that word is rarely used in Australia or the UK. variously use either the term "vacation" or the word "holiday. — “Holiday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The types of volunteer vacations are diverse, from low-skill work cleaning up local wildlife areas to providing high-skill medical aid in a foreign country. Originally most volunteer vacations were undertaken by people with a direct connection to a particular cause and were considered more as short. — “Volunteer travel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • My vacations had all been spent at school: Mrs. — “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte
  • Bambridge a horse-dealer of the neighborhood, whose company was much sought in Middlemarch by young men understood to be "addicted to pleasure." During the vacations Fred had naturally required more amusements than he had ready money for, and Mr. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • He passed his vacations sometimes at Nightmare Abbey, sometimes in London, at the house of his uncle, Mr Hilary, a very cheerful and elastic gentleman, who had married the sister of the melancholy Mr Glowry. — “Nightmare Abbey” by Thomas Love Peacock

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