layover

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noun lay·over \ˈlā-ˌō-vər\

Examples of layover in a Sentence

  1. our flight from New York to San Francisco made a layover in Chicago

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First Known Use of layover

1873


LAYOVER Defined for English Language Learners

layover

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Definition of layover for English Language Learners

  • : a period of time when you are not traveling in the middle of a journey



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