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holiday

hol·i·day

holiday

 
 
pronunciation:
ha lih deI
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a day on which most people do not work in honor or celebration of some person or event.
Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day are two of the holidays that are celebrated in America.
similar words:
celebration
definition 2: a time of freedom from one's usual work or study.
My brother will be home for two weeks during his winter holiday from college.
similar words:
vacation
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  celebration