An example of sojourn is when you stay at a hotel for a day or two in a different country.
Other Word Forms
Origin of sojourn
- Middle 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 dyeu- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition