Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 1/26/14 Sojourn

Sojourn (noun, verb)
so·journ [n. soh-jurn; v. 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.

Synonyms
2. visit, vacation, rest, stop.

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

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