Definition of staycation in English:

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staycation

Pronunciation: /steɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

informal
A holiday spent in one’s home country rather than abroad, or one spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions.
Example sentences
  • Raymond Miles, 41, a grocery manager who lives in the Bronx, ended up on an unplanned staycation last week.
  • The "staycation" has become a fact of recession life.
  • Everything from how do you have a little vacation, call this a staycation.

Origin

Early 21st century: blend of stay1 and vacation.

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