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  • n. a person who resides temporarily in a place

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who sojourns.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who sojourns; a temporary resident; a stranger or traveler who dwells in a place for a time.
  • n. A guest; a visitor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a temporary resident

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  • for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were. (Psalm 38)

    April 8, 2008