Complete Definition of "sojourn"

English

Etymology
Old French sojorner, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin subdiurnare, from Latin sub-, "under, a little over" + Late Latin diurnus, "lasting for a day," from Latin dies, "day."

Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)n|-ÉË(r)n

Noun
en-noun

  1. A short stay somewhere.
  2. A temporary residence.

Translations
short stay
French: séjour m
German: Aufenthalt m
Italian: soggiorno m
Portuguese: estadia f
Spanish: estadía f

Verb
en-verb|sojourns|sojourning|sojourned

  1. intransitive To reside somewhere temporarily, especially as a guest or lodger.

Translations
French: séjourner

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