Definition of Sojourn

1. Noun. A temporary stay (e.g., as a guest).

Exact synonyms: Visit
Generic synonyms: Stay
Derivative terms: Visit



2. Verb. Spend a certain length of time; reside temporarily.
Generic synonyms: Pass, Spend
Derivative terms: Sojourner

Definition of Sojourn

1. v. i. To dwell for a time; to dwell or live in a place as a temporary resident or as a stranger, not considering the place as a permanent habitation; to delay; to tarry.

2. n. A temporary residence, as that of a traveler in a foreign land.

Definition of Sojourn

1. Noun. A short stay somewhere. ¹

2. Noun. A temporary residence. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To reside somewhere temporarily, especially as a guest or lodger. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sojourn

1. to stay temporarily [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sojourn

soilless
soillike
soils
soilure
soilures
soily
soiree
soiree musicale
soirees
soitenly
soixante-neuf
soja
soja bean
sojas
sojer
sojourn (current term)
sojourned
sojourner
sojourners
sojournest
sojourneth
sojourning
sojournment
sojournments
sojourns
soju
sokah
sokahs
sokaiya
sokaiyas

Literary usage of Sojourn

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1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"17: 8. which sojourn among you, 19:33. if a stranger sojourn with thue Nu. ... This one (fellow) came in to sojourn, 47: 4. For to sojourn in the land ..."

2. Imaginary Interviews by William Dean Howells (1910)
"Vili THE SUMMER sojourn OF FLORINDO AND LINDURA AT the moment of this writing, ... Their acquaintance with either form of sojourn, if not exhaustive, ..."

3. The Word by Harold Waldwin Percival (1917)
"THE sojourn OF THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL IN EGYPT By Orlando P. Schmidt TJIE erroneous and conflicting notions regarding the "sojourn of the Children of Israel ..."

4. The Heroes and Crises of Early Hebrew History from the Creation to the Death by Charles Foster Kent (1908)
"The Effects of the Egyptian sojourn. In addition to their rapid and important increase in numbers, the Hebrews clearly profited in many ways by their ..."

5. The Heroes and Crises of Early Hebrew History: From the Creation to the by Charles Foster Kent (1908)
"The Effects of the Egyptian sojourn. In addition to their rapid and important increase in numbers, the Hebrews clearly profited in many ways by their ..."

6. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1920)
"... about and starved in Christiania: Christiania, this singular city, from which no man departs without carrying away the traces of his sojourn there. ..."

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