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[ ley-oh-ver ]


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Origin of layover1

1870–75, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase lay over

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For unvaccinated individuals, including children who are not-yet-eligible for the vaccine, the safest travel options are short road trips or flights with minimal stops or layovers.

We spent a layover day walking all over, admiring the architecture, parks, fountains and sculptures, as well as the rebuilt Ducal Castle, first established in the 14th century and restored to its 16th-century version.

Shortly after we started talking, he had a long layover in the Atlanta airport and asked me to come grab a bite to eat with him.

Kanimba and her sister helped their dad, who is 66 and recently battled cancer, find a good flight with limited layovers, good coronavirus protocols and a quick return.

Some migratory birds linger for entire seasons, while others touch down for brief layovers on their journeys along one of the four flyways that stretch north to south across the United States.

Now, next time you find yourself stuck at a layover in dire need of a manicure, Essie will be there to help.

On his way to Afghanistan, an officer is surprised by a strange sight at a layover in the middle of the night.

Instead of hovering around his gate during a layover, Evans explores the airport.

But what starts out as an angry letter to an air carrier becomes a meditation on his layover in life.

It was just after their layover at Rockton when a messenger had come from the assistant superintendent to the roundhouse.

The layover on Mars was short, and the thrill was no longer new.

At Sun river an unexpected halt was made; we called it a layover.


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