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Stopover vs. Layover

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Stopovernoun

A short interruption in a journey or the place visited during such an interruption.

Layovernoun

A break between stages of a journey.

‘We had a layover while waiting to change planes, so we stretched our legs.’;

Stopoveradjective

Permitting one to stop over; as, a stop-over check or ticket. See To stop over, under Stop, v. i.

Layovernoun

a brief stay in the course of a journey;

‘they made a stopover to visit their friends’;

Stopovernoun

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.

Layover

In scheduled transportation, a layover (also way station, or connection) is a point where a vehicle stops, with passengers possibly changing vehicles. In public transit, this typically takes a few minutes at a trip terminal.

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Stopovernoun

a brief visit.

Stopovernoun

a stopping place on a journey;

‘there is a stopover to change planes in Chicago’;

Stopovernoun

a brief stay in the course of a journey;

‘they made a stopover to visit their friends’;

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