Definition of Stopover

1. Noun. A stopping place on a journey. "There is a stopover to change planes in Chicago"

Exact synonyms: Way Station
Generic synonyms: Stop



2. Noun. A brief stay in the course of a journey. "They made a stopover to visit their friends"
Exact synonyms: Layover, Stop
Generic synonyms: Stay
Specialized synonyms: Night-stop, Pit Stop, Pit Stop, Stand
Derivative terms: Lay Over, Stop, Stop, Stop Over

Definition of Stopover

1. a. Permitting one to stop over; as, a stop-over check or ticket. See To stop over, under Stop, v. i.

2. n. Act or privilege of stopping over.

Definition of Stopover

1. Noun. A short interruption in a journey or the place visited during such an interruption. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of stop-over) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stopover

1. a brief stop in the course of a journey [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stopover

stopes
stopgap
stopgaps
stoping
stopings
stopless
stoplight
stoplights
stoplist
stoplists
stopo watch
stopoff
stopoffs
stoponium
stoponiums
stopover (current term)
stopovers
stopp'd
stoppable
stoppage
stoppage time
stoppages
stoppaniite
stopped
stopped-up
stopped-up(a)
stopped over
stopped pipe
stopped pipes
stopped up(p)

Literary usage of Stopover

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1. Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin edited by Deborah M. Finch, Joseph A. Tainter (1996)
"As stopover habitat is degraded or lost, cost of migration increases and the probability of a successful migration decreases. Riparian habitats are under ..."

2. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1907)
"stopover checks should be examined to see that the rule as to limit of time has been observed, and that they have been issued in accordance with the rules. ..."

3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1898)
"In such case, it was the duty of the conductor to give her a stopover check, ... As the ticket was such as to entitle the holder to a stopover at any ..."

4. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1904)
"stopover checks should be examined to see that the rule as to limit of time has been observed, and that they have been issued in accordance with the rules. ..."

5. Guatemala by Denis Faubert, Carlos Soldevila (2000)
"LIMA Lasca makes the trip every day with a stopover in Caracas. ... MADRID Iberia offers one flight daily with a stopover in Miami. ..."

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