sojourn [ noun soh-jurn; verb soh-jurn, soh-jurn ]
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.
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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
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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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