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Definition a temporary visit to a place
  • I have fond memories of our sojourn to the south of France.
sojourn = visit (to a place)
  • I sojourned there for two years.
  • My sojourn in the corner was a short one.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • sojourn = visit
  • Our days are fuller than ever, our sojourn in England already a dream.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • sojourn = visit
  • The wickedness has not been taken out of you, wherever you have sojourned.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • In this manner began the longer part of my sojourn upon this Island of Doctor Moreau.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • Robert related incidents of his sojourn in Mexico, and Edna talked of events likely to interest him, which had occurred during his absence.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • You shared with her her previous sojourn here.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • For all our sojourn here has been based on a vast deception, a concealment of truth which you were not ready to face.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • I am merely a sojourner here in Vanity Fair, being bound to the Celestial City by the new railroad.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Celestial Railroad
  • You cannot friend a hawk, they said, unless you are a hawk yourself, alone and only a sojourner in the land, without friends or the need of them.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Have you long sojourn'd there?
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • Exiled to reality, my own sojourns across the line are necessarily those of an alien guilty of illegal entry.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • "I can only say that his behavior was all that could be wished during his sojourn with us," Miss Oker said.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • God help me, the name Sojourner was laid on my head like the top teetering crown of a pile of things to remember.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • The covers are weather-worn and tinged with an algal green—for once they sojourned in a ditch and some of the pages have been washed blank by dirty water.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • He then, of his own accord, spoke of going home, a subject he has never mentioned to my knowledge during his sojourn here.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Seven years, then, my sojourn lasted there, and I amassed a fortune, going about among the openhanded Egyptians.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • When, the week of Christmas, Abigail went off with the Smiths for a sojourn at Bath, Adams kept steadily at his labors.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • His sojourn in Winesburg was not a success.
    Sherwood Anderson  --  Winesburg, Ohio

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