sojourn

  • 1 Sojourn — (pronounced /ˈsɒdʒərn/ soj ərn) may refer to: Sojourn (comic book series), a CrossGen comic book series Sojourn (journal), an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of social and cultural issues in Southeast Asia Sojourn (online game), a… …

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  • 2 Sojourn — So journ, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sojourned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sojourning}.] [OE. sojornen, sojournen, OF. sojorner, sejorner, F. s[ e]journer, fr. L. sub under, about + diurnus belonging to the day. See {Journal}, {Diurnal}.] To dwell for a time;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Sojourn — So journ, n. [Cf. OF. sujurn, sujur, sejor, F. s[ e]jour. See {Sojourn}, v. i.] A temporary residence, as that of a traveler in a foreign land. [1913 Webster] Though long detained In that obscure sojourn. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Sojourn — est un comics publié par CrossGen, scénarisé par Ron Marz et dessiné par Greg Land, qui dura 35 épisodes incluant Sojourn Prequel. scénario : Ron Marz (prequel, #1 10) dessin : Greg Land (prequel, #1 6, 8 10), Stuart Immonen (#7)… …

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  • 5 sojourn — • ‘You seem to have acquired a very utilitarian view of universities, from your sojourn in Rummidge,’ said Professor Penrose, who was one of the very few people Robyn knew who used the word sojourn in casual conversation David Lodge, 1988. The… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 sojourn — [n] brief travel; visit layover, residence, rest, stay, stop, stopover, tarriance, vacation; concepts 224,226,227 sojourn [v] travel briefly; visit abide, dwell, inhabit, linger, lodge, nest, perch, reside, rest, roost, squat, stay, stay over,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 sojourn — index dwell (reside), habitation (act of inhabiting), inhabit, inhabitation (act of dwelling in), lodge (reside), reside …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 sojourn — late 13c., from O.Fr. sojorner stay or dwell for a time, from V.L. *subdiurnare to spend the day, from L. sub under, until + diurnus of a day, from diurnum day (see DIURNAL (Cf. diurnal)). French séjourner formed via vowel dissimilation …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 sojourn — vb *reside, lodge, stay, put up, stop, live, dwell …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 sojourn — literary ► NOUN ▪ a temporary stay. ► VERB ▪ stay temporarily. DERIVATIVES sojourner noun. ORIGIN from Old French sojourner, from Latin sub under + diurnum day …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 sojourn — [sō′jʉrn; ] also, for v. [, sō jʉrn′] vi. [ME sojournen < OFr sojorner < VL * subdiurnare < L sub , under + diurnus, of a day: see JOURNEY] to live somewhere temporarily, as on a visit; stay for a while n. a brief or temporary stay;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 sojourn — UK [ˈsɒdʒə(r)n] / US [ˈsoʊˌdʒɜrn] noun [countable] Word forms sojourn : singular sojourn plural sojourns literary a period of time when you stay in a place that is not your home Derived word: sojourn UK / US verb intransitive Word forms sojourn …

    English dictionary

  • 13 sojourn — sojourner, n. n. /soh jerrn/; v. /soh jerrn, soh jerrn /, n. 1. a temporary stay: during his sojourn in Paris. v.i. 2. to stay for a time in a place; live temporarily: to sojourn on the Riviera for two months. [1200 50; (v.) ME sojurnen < OF… …

    Universalium

  • 14 sojourn — soj|ourn [ˈsɔdʒə:n US ˈsoudʒə:rn] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: sojorn, from sojorner to stay , from Vulgar Latin subdiurnare, from Latin sub during + Late Latin diurnum day ] formal a short period of time that you stay in a place… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 sojourn — noun (C) literary a short period of time that you stay in a place that is not you home: a brief sojourn in Europe sojourn verb (I) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 sojourn — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sojorn, from Anglo French sujur, sujurn, from sujurner Date: 13th century a temporary stay < a sojourn in the country > II. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French sujurner, sejurner, from… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 sojourn — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. tarry, abide, stay, lodge, stop over, visit. See abode. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. visit, stay, stopover, respite; see vacation , visit . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. visit, temporary stay,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 sojourn — so|journ1 [ sou,dʒɜrn ] noun count LITERARY a stay in a place that is longer than a vacation but not permanent sojourn so|journ 2 [ sou,dʒɜrn ] verb intransitive LITERARY to stay for a period of time in a place that is not your home …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 sojourn — [13] To sojourn in a place is etymologically to ‘spend the day’ there. The word comes via Old French sojorner from Vulgar Latin *subdiurnāre ‘spend the day’, a compound verb formed from the Latin prefix sub ‘under’, hence ‘during’, and late Latin …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 sojourn — [[t]sɒ̱ʤɜː(r)n, AM so͟ʊʤ [/t]] sojourns N COUNT A sojourn is a short stay in a place that is not your home. [LITERARY] Syn: stay …

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