People in Commonwealth countries use the term holiday to describe absence from work as well as to describe a holiday or journey. Once you have downloaded your image, you have lifelong rights to use it under the terms of the license purchased. Both holiday days and holidays are days when you do not go into work. Do all the balded words fit in the above and mean about the same as the second? Definitely not the same meaning as a holiday. In Oxford, this is now abbreviated simply to 'the Val'. Anyone who said “where are you going on holiday this year?” Let's wait a minute for a Brit to come by, but I do belie they use the word “holiday” as the Americans use “holiday”. All rights reserved. Promotional discounts may not apply to all properties.