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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).
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).]
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a temporary stay
(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]
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so•journ(n. ˈsoʊ dʒɜrn; v. also soʊˈdʒɜrn)
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]
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Past participle: sojourned
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|Noun||1.||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"
|Verb||1.||sojourn - spend a certain length of time; reside temporarily|
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sojourn[ˈsɒdʒɜːrn] n → séjour m
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