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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.

sojourn

(ˈsɒdʒɜːn; ˈsʌdʒ-)
n
a temporary stay
vb
(intr) to stay or reside temporarily
[C13: from Old French sojorner, from Vulgar Latin subdiurnāre (unattested) to spend a day, from Latin sub- during + Late Latin diurnum day]
ˈsojourner n

so•journ

(n. ˈsoʊ dʒɜrn; v. also soʊˈdʒɜrn)

n.
1. a temporary stay: a week's sojourn in Paris.
v.i.
2. to stay temporarily: We sojourned at the beach for a month.
[1200–50; < Old French sojorner to rest, stay < Vulgar Latin *subdiurnāre= Latin sub- sub- + -diurnāre, v. derivative of diurnus of a day; compare journey]
so′journ•er, n.

sojourn


Past participle: sojourned
Gerund: sojourning

Imperative
sojourn
sojourn
Present
I sojourn
you sojourn
he/she/it sojourns
we sojourn
you sojourn
they sojourn
Preterite
I sojourned
you sojourned
he/she/it sojourned
we sojourned
you sojourned
they sojourned
Present Continuous
I am sojourning
you are sojourning
he/she/it is sojourning
we are sojourning
you are sojourning
they are sojourning
Present Perfect
I have sojourned
you have sojourned
he/she/it has sojourned
we have sojourned
you have sojourned
they have sojourned
Past Continuous
I was sojourning
you were sojourning
he/she/it was sojourning
we were sojourning
you were sojourning
they were sojourning
Past Perfect
I had sojourned
you had sojourned
he/she/it had sojourned
we had sojourned
you had sojourned
they had sojourned
Future
I will sojourn
you will sojourn
he/she/it will sojourn
we will sojourn
you will sojourn
they will sojourn
Future Perfect
I will have sojourned
you will have sojourned
he/she/it will have sojourned
we will have sojourned
you will have sojourned
they will have sojourned
Future Continuous
I will be sojourning
you will be sojourning
he/she/it will be sojourning
we will be sojourning
you will be sojourning
they will be sojourning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sojourning
you have been sojourning
he/she/it has been sojourning
we have been sojourning
you have been sojourning
they have been sojourning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sojourning
you will have been sojourning
he/she/it will have been sojourning
we will have been sojourning
you will have been sojourning
they will have been sojourning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sojourning
you had been sojourning
he/she/it had been sojourning
we had been sojourning
you had been sojourning
they had been sojourning
Conditional
I would sojourn
you would sojourn
he/she/it would sojourn
we would sojourn
you would sojourn
they would sojourn
Past Conditional
I would have sojourned
you would have sojourned
he/she/it would have sojourned
we would have sojourned
you would have sojourned
they would have sojourned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sojourn - a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)sojourn - a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
stay - continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
Verb1.sojourn - spend a certain length of time; reside temporarily
spend, pass - pass time in a specific way; "how are you spending your summer vacation?"

sojourn

(Literary)
noun stay, visit, stop, rest, stopover my first sojourn in Lhasa

sojourn

verb
To remain as a guest or lodger:
noun
A remaining in a place as a guest or lodger:
Translations

sojourn

[ˈsɒdʒɜːn]
A. Npermanencia f, estancia f
B. VIpermanecer, residir, morar; (for short time) → pasar una temporada

sojourn

[ˈsɒdʒɜːrn] nséjour m

sojourn

n (liter)Aufenthalt m; (= place)Aufenthaltsort m
vi(ver)weilen (liter) (→ in in +dat)

sojourn

[ˈsɒdʒɜːn] (liter)
1. nsoggiorno
2. visoggiornare
References in classic literature ?
Therefore they went through such parties as fell in their way where they sojourned at that time, and journeyed back toward Ephesus again.
And the strangers said, Ye play upon us with a jest, young men; we and our fathers have sojourned under these roofs these six generations; the names ye utter rot upon the tombs, and they that bore them have run their brief race, have laughed and sung, have borne the sorrows and the weariness that were allotted them, and are at rest; for nine-score years the summers have come and gone, and the autumn leaves have fallen, since the roses faded out of their cheeks and they laid them to sleep with the dead.
I told him, "that in the kingdom of Tribnia, (3) by the natives called Langdon, (4) where I had sojourned some time in my travels, the bulk of the people consist in a manner wholly of discoverers, witnesses, informers, accusers, prosecutors, evidences, swearers, together with their several subservient and subaltern instruments, all under the colours, the conduct, and the pay of ministers of state, and their deputies.