stop over


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stop over (some place)

to break one's journey, usually overnight or even longer. On our way to New York, we stopped over in Philadelphia for the night. That's a good place to stop over. There are some nice hotels in Philadelphia.
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stop over

to stay at a place briefly on the way to somewhere else Marj decided to stop over in Pittsburgh to see an old friend.
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stop over

v.
To interrupt one's course or journey briefly somewhere: We stopped over in Athens for a few days on our way to India.
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