intercession vs intersession :

intercession or intersession

In theology, “intercession” is a prayer on behalf of someone else; but an alarming number of colleges use the word to label the period between regular academic sessions. Such a period is properly an intersession.

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  • n  a prayer to God on behalf of another person
  • n  the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)
News & Articles

  • Nashville schools may drop intersession breaks
    The Metro Nashville school system may drop intersessions — the spring and fall breaks designed to give struggling students extra academic time — and instead add extra school days for everyone.
    June 12, 2013 - Ashland City Times