stopover

noun stop·over \ ˈstäp-ˌō-vər \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

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

  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.

Recent Examples of stopover from the Web

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First Known Use of stopover

1885

stopover Synonyms

Synonyms
layover, stop
Related Words
break, pause, rest

STOPOVER Defined for English Language Learners

stopover

noun

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

stopover

noun stop·over \ ˈstäp-ˌō-vər \

Definition of stopover for Students

: a stop made during a journey


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