Is Spring Break Capitalized?

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Whether you should capitalize seasons is a tricky question in the English language.

Generally, in English, the word “spring” is not capitalized. Seasons are considered as common nouns and as a general rule of capitalization, seasons are not capitalized when used in writing. This rule applies to all seasons, including spring.

However, the rules are different when referring to breaks from school.

Is Spring Break Capitalized?

The rule that “spring” is lowercase is general but there are some exceptions in which you should capitalize seasons and capitalize “spring.”

Phrases such as “Spring Break” and “Spring Semester” should be capitalized when referring to specific events such as “Spring Break 2020” or “Spring Semester 2020” but lowercase otherwise.

Apart from these exceptions, the word spring should always start with lowercase. The most common mistake that people make when writing the names of the seasons is getting confused about the capitalization but these rules will help you write it correctly.

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