Simple Definition of stopover
: 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 in a sentence
The city is a favorite stopover for tourists.
<I've been to Belgium—if you count a stopover in Brussels on my way to Istanbul.>
First Known Use of stopover
Rhymes with stopover
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STOPOVER Defined for Kids
Definition of stopover for Students
: a stop made during a journey
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