stopover

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stopover a brief stay in the course of a journey "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
    • n stopover a stopping place on a journey "there is a stopover to change planes in Chicago"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stopover a brief visit.
    • a Stopover Permitting one to stop over; as, a stop-over check or ticket. See To stop over, under Stop v. i.
    • Stopover 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stopover See to stop off or over, under stop, intransitive verb
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Usage

In literature:

She had learned that the tickets permitted a stopover in Vienna.
"The Slim Princess" by George Ade
A ten-day stay in Hawaii, flying both ways, with a ten-hour stopover in Los Angeles on the way back.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
We had a day-long stopover at Sirius Eighteen, and I took a tour of the planet.
"The Colors of Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
It had been a mere stopover.
"Alarm Clock" by Everett B. Cole
Her stopover seemed quite extended already, for a casual visit in the course of a routine patrol cruise.
"Industrial Revolution" by Poul William Anderson
Next morning the real business of the stopover was attended to.
"The Book of Courage" by John Thomson Faris
Today he was in Athens for only a few hours, a stopover on the way to Crete.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Man stranded after finding himself on no-fly list during stopover in Hawaii.
Paul Ryan Makes Quick Stopover in Utah.
Dave Reed visits the Miami Village at the Volvo Ocean Race stopover and finds it empty.
You couldn't ask for a more beautiful venue to showcase any artist, but how appropriate to place the most modern -- and that's an understatement -- performers on Stopover 's lineup in a contemporary art museum.
Super Bowl Is Unlikely Stopover on Player's Journey to Sobriety.
A Stopover in New Zealand.
Ruth's trusty, jet-setting mannequin Viola gets, funky haircut on a stopover in Australia.
Stopover at a haunted house on a late night.
Savannah Stopover returns with free concert in Forsyth Park.
Spurs make most of quick stopover home.
Baltimore,Maryland-More Than Just a Stopover To Washington D.C. Travel tips, bargains and stories with Kim Swidler.
Traffickers have used Central America as a stopover point since at least the 1970s.
DIXON – Mumford & Sons T-shirts featuring the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover Tour shield, similar to the ones sold at the concert in August, are available for holiday gift-giving – or just as a present to yourself.
Jandy's hosted a competition for every school in Gordon County, and the school with the most students to visit got a stopover by the Jandy's mobile yogurt machine.
Mumford & Sons Plot ' Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers'.
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