from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An interruption in the course of a journey for stopping or visiting at a certain place.
- n. A place visited briefly in the course of a journey.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A short interruption in a journey or the place visited during such an interruption.
- n. Alternative spelling of stop-over.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Permitting one to stop over. See To stop over, under stop, v. i.
- n. the act or privilege of stopping over; stopping at a station or airport beyond the time of the departure of the train or airplane on which one came, with the purpose of continuing one's journey on a subsequent train or airplane; the temporary interruption of one's journey.
- n. a brief visit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See to stop off or over, under stop, intransitive verb
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. interrupt a trip
- v. interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight
- n. a stopping place on a journey
- n. a brief stay in the course of a journey
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