long weekend

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long weekend

n
a weekend holiday extended by a day or days on either side
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About one million people are expected to flock to west London over the bank holiday weekend for the carnival, which has been running for more than 50 years.
SUNSEEKERS yesterday enjoyed Britain's hottest ever August bank holiday weekend.
Drivers hoping to get away for the sunny bank holiday weekend have been urged to wait until the sun goes down to hit the road to avoid being stuck in traffic jams.
This weekend, August Twycross Zoo is inviting families to enjoy a bank holiday weekend to remember, with the arrival of an enchanting Unicorn Princess and lots of mystical activities - all included with your zoo admission ticket!
HEATWAVE health alerts have been issued for parts of the UK ahead of a scorching bank holiday weekend.
ENPNewswire-August 23, 2019--A busy Bank Holiday weekend for Cardiff Airport
A three-week heatwave is set to shine on the country - starting over the Bank Holiday weekend.
TEMPERATURES will plunge to as low as -2degC in some parts of Wales over the bank holiday weekend.
Forecasters say Wales could see sunny weather and temperatures in the high teens next Bank Holiday weekend.
Carnival-goers in the hundreds of thousands have been descending upon Notting Hill over the bank holiday weekend, celebrating the 59th edition of the Notting Hill Carnival.
A MAN who lost his mother to cancer and whose dad is fighting the disease raised [euro]4,000 over the Bank Holiday weekend.