Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of long vacation in English:
The summer break of three months taken by universities and (formerly) law courts.
- It is pleasant to record that despite the volume of business in this court and the incidence of the long vacation, we have been able to hear this appeal within five months of the lodging of the notice of appeal in the Civil Appeals Office.
- As part of such professional standards, every school's staff must use one month of the long vacation for review, training, and planning as a body.
- Unofficially, it was a way of celebrating the departure of the undergraduates for the long vacation.
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