sojourning


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so·journ

 (sō′jûrn′, sō-jûrn′)
intr.v. so·journed, so·journ·ing, so·journs
To reside temporarily: "His family had sojourned in New Jersey for one year only, and had then gone back to Michigan" (Jane Smiley).
n.
A temporary stay; a brief period of residence.

[Middle English sojournen, from Old French sojorner, from Vulgar Latin *subdiurnāre : Latin sub-, sub- + Late Latin diurnum, day (from Latin, daily ration, from neuter of diurnus, daily, from diēs, day; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots).]

so′journ′er n.
References in classic literature ?
Two men were promenading up and down the wharves, among the crowd of natives and strangers who were sojourning at this once straggling village-- now, thanks to the enterprise of M.
It diminishes the perception of sojourning as simply a vacation and discusses adjustments clients often have to make upon returning home.
Italy: Instructions For Use is a "must-have" reference before sojourning into Italy, for business or for pleasure.