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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: sojorn, from sojorner 'to stay', from Vulgar Latin subdiurnare, from Latin sub 'during' + Late Latin diurnum 'day'

sojourn

noun
     
soj‧ourn [countable]
formal a short period of time that you stay in a place that is not your home:
a brief sojourn in Europe
sojourn verb [intransitive]

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