Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “sojourn”

sojourn

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɒdʒ.ən/ us    /ˈsoʊ.dʒɝːn/ literary
a short period when a person stays in a particular place: My sojourn in the youth hostel was thankfully short.VisitingStaying and remainingWaiting
sojourn
verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   us  
(Definition of sojourn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of sojourn?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “sojourn” in other dictionaries

Translations of “sojourn”

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More