for a holiday/on holiday

GeneD

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She's gone to France for a holiday.
She's gone to France on holiday.

Do the sentences above mean the same? Are the underlined expressions interchangeable?
 

Rover_KE

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They mean the same to this BE speaker.

Speakers of American English would say for a/on vacation.
 
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