sojourner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sojourner a temporary resident
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sojourner One who sojourns. "We are strangers before thee, and sojourners ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sojourner One who sojourns; a temporary resident; a stranger or traveler who dwells in a place for a time.
    • n sojourner A guest; a visitor.
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Usage

In literature:

He went abroad, and then returned home, sojourning at quiet watering places where he thought his story and himself would be unknown.
"Wife in Name Only" by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
I have not seen one during my present sojourn in England.
"A Walk from London to John O'Groat's" by Elihu Burritt
On the morning of our second day at Basel, Franz invited us to be his guests during our sojourn in the city.
"Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy" by Charles Major
Then slowly from her seat in the corner rose Sojourner Truth, who till now had scarcely lifted her head.
"A Social History of The American Negro" by Benjamin Brawley
Their account of the wreck and sojourn on the Island.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
But neither they nor their general looked forward to a long sojourn within the works round Richmond.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
Tell me of your sojourn in Germany.
"Miriam Monfort" by Catherine A. Warfield
At the time of my sojourn there, a company of Italian singers were giving four representations every week.
"A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy" by Ida Pfeiffer
For what is the meaning of "tents" except our bodies, in which we sojourn for a time?
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4" by Charles Dudley Warner
In pleasant gardens and in shadowy groves, Passed they together, sojourning like gods.
"Hindu Literature" by Epiphanius Wilson
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In poetry:

Farewell, oh land of my sojourn!
And you, the many friends I've met;
My wandering footsteps homeward turn,
With joys commingled with regret.
"Valedictory On Leaving San Francisco, California." by James Madison Bell
Long cheer his hours of solitude,
With watchful eye each wish to learn,
And anxious speechless gratitude
Hail with delight each short sojourn.
"To my Spaniel Fanny" by Thomas Gent
Spirits revered! beyond that awful bourne.
Who share the dark communion of the tomb,
A kindred genius seeks your dread sojourn;
Ye heirs of glory! hail a brother home.
"Sheridan" by Thomas Gent
Upon that day thou must from labour rest,
On pain of death, thou and thy family,
Both men and maids, with ev'ry lab'ring beast,
And ev'ry sojourner, that stays with thee:
"The Ten Commandments " by Rees Prichard
For if thou hadst not form'd this useful slave,
Our bodies with its pleasing warmth to cheer,
How long had men been absent from the grave?
Or how cou'd he have ever sojourn'd here.
"A Thanksgiving For Fire, Warmth, &c. " by Rees Prichard
God grant the Welsh sufficient light to know,
And serve him, whilst they sojourn here below —
God grant this Candle, as it was design'd
May give unerring light e'en to the blind!
"An Epistle To The Reader" by Rees Prichard

In news:

A Sojourn to the French Riviera.
New Mexico Desert Sojourn .
Chautauqua Institution recently announced "The Sojourn " (Bellevue Literary Press) by Andrew Krivak as the first-ever winner of The Chautauqua Prize.
Chautauqua Institution is pleased to announce The Sojourn (Bellevue Literary Press) by Andrew Krivak as the first-ever winner of The Chautauqua Prize.
A sojourn is traditionally understood to mean a temporary stay or short visit.
Sisters' Sojourn , Halfway Around the World.
I just finished The Sojourn , by Andrew Krivak.
Sojourn Aviation Expanding Market Presence.
Andrew Krivak's 'The Sojourn ,' reviewed by Michael Dirda.
"The Sojourn ," by Andrew Krivak.
The Sojourn By Andrew Krivak Bellevue Literary Press 191 pp.
We're so going to enjoy your all-too-brief sojourn as a serious presidential candidate.
Sojourner Family Peace Center Receives 870 Books from Maid Brigade Book Drive.
On Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy will host a trip along the Clarion River for the annual River Sojourn.
After my sojourn to Dusseldorf for drupa 2012 there is so much to tell you—the dilemma is knowing where to start.
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In science:

Xt : t ≥ 0) preserves the proportion of sojourn time λi given by (1).
Exploring Urban Environments By Random Walks
Berman, M.S. (1992) Sojourns and extremes of stochastic processes.
Conditional Limits of W_p scale Mixture Distributions
Berman, M.S. (1992) Sojourns and Extremes of Stochastic Processes.
On the residual dependence index of elliptical distributions
Berman, M.S. (1992) Sojourns and Extremes of Stochastic Processes.
Distribution and asymptotics under beta random scaling
Berman, M.S. (1992) Sojourns and Extremes of Stochastic Processes.
Asymptotics of the Norm of Elliptical Random Vectors
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