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the holiday season

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe holiday seasonthe holiday season (also the holidays) a) American English the period between Thanksgiving and New Year b) British English the period in the summer when most people take a holiday holiday
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the holiday seasonWe'll get together after the holidays.It was now summer, and the holiday season had begun.Fresh goose is difficult to find except for during the holiday season, but frozen goose can be purchased the year around.Sales were up during the holiday season.For the holiday season, they launched a thriving retail partnership, with Discovery Channel media centers in Nature Company stores.A fuel shortage got the holiday season off to a rocky start, and promises to cause further problems this month.It was always the same in the holiday season.This road is solid with unyielding traffic for the duration of the holiday season.Tech investors generally have been nervous for some time about semiconductor and personal-computer demand, particularly over the holiday season.Staff at St Tiggywinkles say the holiday season is bad news for wildlife because it means more cars in the countryside.
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