Definition for SO-JOURN

SO-JOURN, n.1 [so'jurn; Fr. sejourner; It. soggiornare, which seems to be formed from the noun soggiorno; sub and giorno, a day.]

To dwell for a time; to dwell or live in a place as a temporary resident, or as a stranger, not considering the place as his permanent habitation. So Abram sojourned in Egypt. – Gen. xii. The soldiers assembled at Newcastle, and there sojourned three days. – Hayward.

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