He never forgets that he is there as a stranger, sojourning for a while, belonging to and representing a foreign country.
I have a daughter, Mr. Atlee, and at present sojourning in your own country.
Sometimes only Mrs. Verrall would be sojourning at it; her husband away: indeed, their residence there was most irregular.
One thing had helped this old man in all his travels and sojourning.
Certainly the wild ones went home tame enough, after sojourning for a few months beneath her hospitable roof.
Oliver had been sojourning at the undertaker's some three weeks or a month.
As for life, it is a battle and a sojourning in a strange land; but the fame that comes after is oblivion.
Men have forgotten that this world is but an inn, a sojourning place for a few hours.
He was sojourning at Mrs. Crocket's, and had been there for the last two days.
Well, the man, if not his mine, may be sojourning in our bally.
late 13c., "stay temporarily, reside for a time; visit;" also "reside permanently, dwell;" from Old French sojorner "stay or dwell for a time," from Vulgar Latin *subdiurnare "to spend the day" (source also of Italian soggiornare), from Latin sub- "under, until" (see sub-) + diurnare "to last long," from diurnus "of a day," from diurnum "day" (see diurnal). Modern French séjourner formed via vowel dissimilation. Related: Sojourned; sojourning.
mid-13c., "temporary stay, visit," from Anglo-French sojorn, variant of Old French sejorn, from sejorner "stay or dwell for a time" (see sojourn (v.)).