\ˈfȯl ˈbrāk\ n. 1) A brief number of days in the middle of a semester when students do not attend class, but instead spend an inordinate amount of time in the library researching, memo writing, and outlining. See also mental break down. 2) A week long vacation mid-semester for faculty and administrators.
I spent my fall break studying in the library. My professor spent his fall break at Disney World with his kids.
by 1 L of a law student October 13, 2010