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chiefly Brit a period of the year when the law courts or universities are closed

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Of course, there are great many short break ski destinations, a pretty, Savoyard resort called Morzine is among the best - a super spot only 1.
The group have come together through the Short Breaks programme offered by Gateshead Carers Association.
From the New Year, both businesses will work with local hoteliers and offer London 2012 hospitality tickets and overnight short breaks.
A statement from Sussex said: "After returning to first-team action in May following his early departure from the World Cup in India, Michael has played a lot of cricket over the last six weeks and feels that a short break now will assist his continued recovery, and enable him to return to competitive action soon.
Caerphilly county promotes itself as a short breaks destination with the appeal of small but luxurious guest houses and cosy cottages.
Parkdean Holidays can offer any combination of your selected parks and dates as your confirmed short break.
Bethan and Gareth Williams and their own children Aled, Erin and Siwan have been short break carers for eight years.
NCH Cymru is one of the largest voluntary sector organisations providing short breaks services to almost 1,000 disabled children and young people in Wales, and is backing the bill to give families with disabled children the legal right to a short break.
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com) latest 2005 brochure, suggests even this operator, doyenne of the short breaks sector, is feeling the pinch as furious price wars engulf the short-haul city breaks sector.
We are ditching the traditional bucket and spade summer holidays in growing numbers this year and opting for at least two or three short breaks instead.