What does the word sojourn mean?

Usage examples for sojourn

  1. The bright hopes which had marked the days of Con's sojourn in England were becoming haunting fears, which, in their turn, were to give place to feelings as like despair as such natures as Henrietta's can know. – Henrietta Maria by Henrietta Haynes
  2. The sojourn of Columbus at San Domingo was but little calculated to yield him satisfaction. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving
  3. He agreed, however, to sojourn with him; but when he had remained a few days, he informed Frederick that he was about to go upon a pilgrimage to Rome. – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck