What is VACATION?

That period of time between the end of one term of court and the beginning of another. See Von Schmidt v. Widber, 99 Cal. 511, 34 Pac. 109; Colliding v. Ridgely, 112 111. 36, 1 N. E. 261, 54 Am. Rep. 204; Brayman v. Whitcomb, 134 Mass. 525; State v. Derkum, 27 Mo. App. 628. Vacation also signifies, in ecclesiastical law, that a church or benefice is vacant; e. g., on tbe death or resignation of the incumbent, until his successor is appointed. 2 Inst. 359; Phillim. Ecc. Law, 495.

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