August 15th, 2020

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Word of the Day 08/15/20 Sojourn

Sojourn (noun, verb)
sojourn [ noun soh-jurn; verb soh-jurn, soh-jurn ]


noun
1. a temporary stay: during his sojourn in Paris.

verb (used without object)
2. to stay for a time in a place; live temporarily: to sojourn on the Riviera for two months.

OTHER WORDS FROM SOJOURN
so·journ·er, noun

WORDS RELATED TO SOJOURN
stopover, layover, residence, stop, vacation, rest, stay, tarriance, reside, perch, squat, linger, nest, tarry, abide, lodge, dwell, inhabit, roost, stay over

SYNONYMS FOR SOJOURN
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2. visit, vacation, rest, stop.

Origin: 1200–50; (v.) Middle English sojurnen < Old French sojorner to rest, stay < Vulgar Latin *subdiurnāre, equivalent to Latin sub-sub- + diurn(us) of a day + -āre infinitive suffix; (noun) Middle English sojurne < Old French sojorn, derivative of the v.; see journey

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