from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A period of recess, usually lasting one week, during the spring term at school.
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- n. A time of vacation from school that occurs during the spring.
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- n. a week or more of recess during the spring term at school
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With that, the gavel came down, and I could look forward to a superextended spring break at the federal correctional institution in scenic Loretto, Pennsylvania.
Inspector Shoemaker is on hold while I deal with mid-term foolishness, but I hope to give him my full attention during spring break March 21-28.
Sometimes I walk down the street (my "home" here is on a hill, if you can call furnished rooms in a rotting old brick house a home) and catch a glimpse of the Missouri River and remember those great days we had out on the Cape during spring break of our senior year.
Although the series usually taped in New York, the producers had decided to film a special spring break episode in L.A., and my aunt, power agent Laurel Cordes, had managed to finagle auditions for Jacinda and me.
I knew that Ferris’s spring break had been spent in Nan’s breakfast nook, outlining The Nan VanVleet Story, crafting a one-sentence summary and undermining me.