Definition of stopover in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstäpˌōvər/


1A break in a journey: the one-day stopover in Honolulu
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  • His one visit was a brief stopover in Italy to visit his daughter while she was studying there.
  • The delegation will have a two-day stopover in New York en route to Haiti and a one-day stopover in Los Angeles on the return trip.
  • The new route, which includes a brief stopover in Hong Kong, will leave twice daily every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
break, stop, stop-off, layover, overnight, visit, stay
formal sojourn
1.1A place where a journey is broken: an inviting stopover between Quebec City and Montreal
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  • The quiet, rural hamlet of Baycliff is only a stone's throw away and like its neighbours boasts some of the nicest eateries and stopovers in the area.
  • The views are spectacular, augmented by a flotilla of yachts whose owners favour the location as an essential stopover on the Firth of Clyde.
  • The old town was established by the Spanish in 1519 and was a central stopover between the old and new world, making it a most cosmopolitan spot.

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Syllabification: stop·o·ver

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