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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sojourn  \So"journ\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sojourned};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Sojourning}.]  [OE.  sojornen  sojournen,  OF  sojorner, 
  sejorner  F.  s['e]journer,  fr  L.  sub  under  about  +  diurnus 
  belonging  to  the  day  See  {Journal},  {Diurnal}.] 
  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  a  permanent  habitation;  to  delay;  to  tarry. 
  Abram  went  down  into  Egypt  to  sojourn  there  --Gen. 
  xii.  30. 
  Home  he  goeth,  he  might  not  longer  sojourn.  --Chaucer. 
  The  soldiers  first  assembled  at  Newcastle,  and  there 
  sojourned  three  days.  --Hayward. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sojourn  \So"journ\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  sujurn  sujur,  sejor,  F. 
  s['e]jour.  See  {Sojourn},  v.  i.] 
  A  temporary  residence,  as  that  of  a  traveler  in  a  foreign 
  Though  long  detained  In  that  obscure  sojourn.  --Milton. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  temporary  residence 
  v  :  spend  a  certain  length  of  time 

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