holiday

[ hol-i-dey ]SEE DEFINITION OF holiday

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOLIDAY

They would have a holiday together, and then they would say good-bye.

The office had been closed, owing to a death, and Palmer was in possession of a holiday.

Won't your Professor give you a holiday from—is it microbes you study?

It makes a holiday in Colchis whenever such a thing happens.

It was holiday for the horses of the Sun, and away they went.

Nevertheless, they bore it very well, being all in their holiday humours.

The day was a holiday from school, but not from morning service.

And if he lays it by, what becomes of his portfolio when he is unchained for a holiday?

I have not had much of a holiday, you see, for two years now!

I have been requested to take a holiday, and, rather than offend the powers that be, have given in.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HOLIDAY

fiesta

nounday of rest; religious celebration

holy day

nounday of religious observance
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