vacation

Definition:

(n.) The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the vacation of an office or a charter.

(n.) Intermission of a stated employment, procedure, or office; a period of intermission; rest; leisure.

(n.) Intermission of judicial proceedings; the space of time between the end of one term and the beginning of the next; nonterm; recess.

(n.) The intermission of the regular studies and exercises of an educational institution between terms; holidays; as, the spring vacation.

(n.) The time when an office is vacant; esp. (Eccl.), the time when a see, or other spiritual dignity, is vacant.

Related Terms:

beginning, chart, charte, charter, dignity, ducat, dure, education, educational, employment, ginn, ginning, hart, holiday, inning, institution, intermission, judicial, leisure, next, ney, nonterm, ployment, procedure, proceed, recess, ritual, spiritual, stated, studies, vacant, vacating, void

Legal Application:

That period of time between the end of one term and beginning of another. During vacation, rules and orders are made in such cases as are urgent, by a judge at his chambers.

Related Actions:

chamber, chambers, orders, rules

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John Q. Lawyer

Attorney at Law

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