stopover

[stop-oh-ver]
noun
1.
a brief stop in the course of a journey, as to eat, sleep, or visit friends.
2.
such a stop made with the privilege of proceeding later on the ticket originally issued.

Origin:
1860–65; noun use of verb phrase stop over

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stopover (ˈstɒpˌəʊvə)
 
n
1.  a stopping place on a journey
 
vb
2.  (intr, adverb) to make a stopover

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Example sentences
Visits now entailed six hours and a stopover in each direction, and the
  separation felt completely unfair.
Global warming only twists the knife by making usual stopover sites even less
  hospitable.
Horseshoe crabs are being overfished, resulting in insufficient food for the
  red knots during this stopover.
So, having these stopover spots is pretty critical for the overall breeding
  success along with these different migratory species.
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