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

:  a stop at an intermediate point in one's journey
:  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


Related to STOPOVER

layover, stop
STOPOVER Defined for Kids


noun stop·over \ˈstäp-ˌō-vər\

Definition of STOPOVER for Kids

:  a stop made during a journey


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