Shore-leave



noun, Navy.
1.
permission to spend time ashore, usually 48 hours or more, granted a member of a ship’s company.
2.
the time spent ashore during such leave.
noun (navy)
1.
permission to go ashore Compare liberty (sense 5)
2.
time spent ashore during leave

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