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  • n. A weekend extended by one or more days off falling on the days that surround it.


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  • The last time she went there, she was taking me back to Darla and Phil’s, after a long weekend of not-quite-bonding at her tacky

    Ellen Hopkins: Crank Trilogy

  • The very next day we left for a long weekend on Gasparilla Island in Florida with Will and Sarah Farish and Sarah’s great parents, Mary and Bayard Sharp.

    Barbara Bush

  • I said to Audrey Newton, 'I think it would be a marvellous idea if you would go away for a lovely long weekend at the seaside.'

    To The Hilt

  • They had flown here from points north and west for a gathering known as a Widowbago, organized by and for users of and held every week or so at locations nationwide, although most take place over lunch or dinner with an occasional long weekend such as the annual retreat in Fort Lauderdale.

    The Truth About Grief

  • Halle would be glad to see them again, but she was also sorry that her long weekend of non-motherhood and non-work was coming to an end.


  • It was the long weekend and there was no other way to start it off right, with the exception of feeding their faces on Thanksgiving, then with some good, finger-popping music at the Hole.

    A Love So Deep


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