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holiday

hol·i·day

holiday

 
 
pronunciation:
ha lih deI
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a day on which ordinary business activity is suspended, in commemoration or celebration of some person or event.
similar words:
celebration, vacation
definition 2: a time of freedom from one's usual work or study.
They went to Bermuda for their holiday.
similar words:
vacation
definition 3: a religious feast or festival; holy day.
similar words:
celebration, feast, festival
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to a celebration; festive; joyful.
holiday spirit
similar words:
convivial, festival, festive, gala
definition 2: designed for a holiday.
holiday decorations
similar words:
occasional
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