Origin of sojournMiddle English sojournen from Old French sojorner from Vulgar Latin an unverified form subdiurnare from Classical Latin sub-, under + diurnus, of a day: see journey
An example of sojourn is when you stay at a hotel for a day or two in a different country.
intransitive verbso·journed, so·journ·ing, so·journs
Origin of sojournMiddle English sojournen from Old French sojorner from Vulgar Latin subdiurnāre Latin sub- sub- Late Latin diurnum day ( from Latin daily ration ) ( from neuter of diurnus daily ) ( from diēs day ; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.)
(third-person singular simple present sojourns, present participle sojourning, simple past and past participle sojourned)
- In most countries a lengthened sojourn is a condition precedent to naturalization.
- But the period of the Israelites' sojourn in Egypt, according to Ex.
- This points to a reconciliation during Paul's last sojourn in Jerusalem or Caesarea.
- During the early days of his sojourn at court an incident happened which contributed in no small measure to the realization of his ambition.
- After another long sojourn in Crete he again received the command against Nabis.