half-holiday : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a day on which half is free from work or duty

  • Supporters were trucked in from the countryside to join Habaneras who were given a half-holiday for a "Date with the Fatherland.
  • He decreed a half-holiday for all government workers, and of course a parade.
  • Frugal Edinburgh gave its pupils a half-holiday in honor of Elizabeth's blond, blue-eyed baby and an Aberdeen woman celebrated her 100th birthday with the wish that Britain's .
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  • A teen-movie series, and (let's face it) 'The Killing'
    Today, on this strange-half-holiday: two things that don’t really go together, but what the hell. Leading up to “The Spectacular Now,” which is a smart and funny teen rom-com that I enjoyed at SIFF last month (featuring terrific work from Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley), Landmar
    July 5, 2013 - Seattle Times

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