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VACATION Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

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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