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    • holiday, holidays(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a period of one or more days taken off work or study for travel and leisure
    • Example:
      • The family plans to go to Spain in the next holidays.
    • school holiday, school holidays(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a period during which pupils and students do not attend their school or university
    • Example:
      • The students look forward to their school holidays.
    • public holiday, public holidays(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a day declared free from work by the government
    • Example:
      • The next public holiday is Labour Day.
    • bank holiday, bank holidays(noun)
    • Definition:
      • in Great Britain and some other countries, a weekday, often a Monday, on which most businesses are closed and granted to workers as a national holiday
    • Example:
      • Let's go away on the next bank holiday!
  • Christmas Day
    • Christmas Day, Christmas Days(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the 25th of December, a Christian holiday
    • Example:
      • They celebrate Christmas Day with their family.
  • New Year's Eve
    • New Year's Eve, New Year's Eves(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the holiday occurring on the last day of the year, December 31st
    • Example:
      • On New Year's Eve, we had a big party.
    • New Year's Day, New Year's Days(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a legal holiday in many countries to welcome the New Year on January 1
    • Example:
      • After celebrating, they were very tired on New Year's Day.
  • Easter
    • Easter[iːstə(r)](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a Christian feast in spring commemorating the resurrection of Christ
    • Example:
      • They had lots of candy on Easter.
    • Easter Monday, Easter Mondays(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the Monday following the Easter holiday
    • Example:
      • On Easter Monday, the family usually attends church.
    • Whitsunday, Whitsundays(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the Sunday of the feast of Pentecost, seven weeks after Easter, when traditionally many Christians would be baptised, wearing white clothes
    • Example:
      • Some people do not celebrate Whitsunday.
 

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        bank holiday
        in Great Britain and some other countries, a weekday, often a Monday, on which most businesses are closed and granted to workers as a national holiday
        Easter
        a Christian feast in spring commemorating the resurrection of Christ
        holiday
        a period of one or more days taken off work or study for travel and leisure
        Whitsunday
        the Sunday of the feast of Pentecost, seven weeks after Easter, when traditionally many Christians would be baptised, wearing white clothes
        public holiday
        a day declared free from work by the government
        New Year's Day
        a legal holiday in many countries to welcome the New Year on January 1
        school holiday
        a period during which pupils and students do not attend their school or university
        New Year's Eve
        the holiday occurring on the last day of the year, December 31st
        Christmas Day
        the 25th of December, a Christian holiday
        Easter Monday
        the Monday following the Easter holiday
         
         
         

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        New Year's Day
        the holiday occurring on the last day of the year, December 31st
        Easter
        a Christian feast in spring commemorating the resurrection of Christ
        Christmas Day
        the 25th of December, a Christian holiday
         
         
         
         
         

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