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spring break

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spring breaknoun

    a week or more of recess during the spring term at school


  1. spring breaknoun

    A time of vacation from school that occurs during the spring.


  1. Spring break

    Spring break is a vacation period including Easter holidays in early spring at universities and schools, which started during the 1930s in the US (but already existed in Europe since the late 1800s) and is now observed in many other countries as well. Spring break is frequently associated with extensive gatherings and riotous partying in warm climate locations, attended regardless of participants' educational standings. As a holiday it is variously known as Easter vacation, Easter holiday, Easter break, spring break, spring vacation, mid-term break, study week, reading week, reading period, Easter week or March break, depending on regional conventions.


  1. Spring break

    Spring break is a recess in early spring at universities and schools in various countries in the northern hemisphere.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spring break in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spring break in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of spring break in a Sentence

  1. JusCollege:

    Due to recent COVID-19 concerns, the remaining Spring Break trips are being postponed until a later date in 2020, we understand that this situation is frustrating and were doing our best to support you, our customer. We will send key updates via email. We thank you for your cooperation and patience during this time.

  2. Mayor Sheldon:

    Taking 75 guns off the street in a weekend in Panama City Beach is unheard of, this was not spring break in any way, shape or form.

  3. Danielle Filson:

    In order to meet the New York State mandate of 180 in session school days, rather than cut into spring break, religious observances, or the already short and much-needed summer, we will pivot to remote learning days during rare instances when schools close due to inclement weather, we are sad for a year without snow days.

  4. Angie Solis:

    Hundreds upon hundreds of people waiting to pass security … and get on with their spring break.

  5. Dan Gelber:

    A lot of the time, it’s just fine, we talk about it in March and it makes headlines – but it doesn’t happen a lot, we have the same issues any city with huge numbers of visitors has, but we don't [always] have what we have in March because spring break is an entirely different creature.

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