Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A place with special attractions for those on vacation.

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  • n. An area that is often the site of vacations, or well suited for vacations.

Etymologies

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vacation +‎ land

Examples

  • On June 11 we will head up to vacationland aka Waterville Maine.

    May 6, 2005

  • (His upcoming novel, That Old Cape Magic, though, takes a road trip to the Massachusetts vacationland of the title -- I'll be posting our interview about the book in this space in the next few weeks.)

    Books of the States

  • Seeds sown in pots outside in early fall from our own crosses of daylilies will winter over in the vacationland greenhouse to speed up the time to flower, it is hoped.

    Did You Really Think I Bought All Of These Plants? « Fairegarden

  • With the leaving of the cars, East Hampton transformed from the rarified vacationland it had been, to just another lonely and desolate, Long Island small town.

    Jack Hannibal: Running on Clouds

  • I tore that thing open and put it up my nose, and man, it was instant vacationland!

    Dark Dude

  • When we arrived home from vacationland, just 2 days after the accident, there were 6 pieces of mail in our box addressed to Angel: 3 advertisements for lawyers and 3 for chiropractors.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • We did catch part of the show while we were driving around the beach vacationland past weekend.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • I had thought to myself, "Wild ..." but, it wasn't earth-shattering enough to break up my blissful surrender to the trappings of vacationland.

    Dictating Down to Americans from 9-11 to Iraq

  • Yet, with its sandy beaches and tropical weather, Jamaica continues to be a vacationland for many.

    Jamaica, China, homophobia, self-hatred

  • That first winter convinced me that I was in eternal vacationland, the Southern California that was originally sold to all those nice Iowans when it began to be settled and developed, the one that attracted all those shivering midwesterners and northerners.

    I Feel Earthquakes More Often Than They Happen

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