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Noun: stopover  'stóp,ow-vu(r)
  1. A stopping place on a journey
    "there is a stopover to change planes in Chicago";
    - way station
     
  2. A brief stay in the course of a journey
    "they made a stopover to visit their friends";
    - stop, layover
Verb: stop over  stóp ow-vu(r)
  1. Interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight
    "We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil";
    - lay over
     
  2. Interrupt a trip
    "we stopped over at Aunt Mary's house";
    - stop

Derived forms: stopped over, stopovers, stops over, stopping over

Type of: break up, cut off, disrupt, interrupt, stay, stop

Encyclopedia: Stopover, Kentucky