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English definition of “sojourn”

sojourn

noun [C]     /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]
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