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.
Recent Examples of stopover from the Web
Finnair has also introduced free stopovers, in Helsinki for up to five days on flights between North American and Europe or Asia.
A Dutch event production company called SonicOne put on quite a show in Rotterdam at the end of June, during a Volvo Ocean Race stopover.
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First Known Use of stopover
STOPOVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stopover for English Language Learners
: a brief period of time when you stop at a place during a journey; also : a place where a stopover occurs
STOPOVER Defined for Kids
Definition of stopover for Students
: a stop made during a journey
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