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stopover

noun stop·over \ˈstäp-ˌō-vər\

: a brief period of time when you stop at a place during a journey; also : a place where a stopover occurs

Full Definition of STOPOVER

1
:  a stop at an intermediate point in one's journey
2
:  a stopping place on a journey

Examples of STOPOVER

  1. The city is a favorite stopover for tourists.
  2. <I've been to Belgium—if you count a stopover in Brussels on my way to Istanbul.>

First Known Use of STOPOVER

1885

Related to STOPOVER

Synonyms
layover, stop

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