Usage examples for stoppages

  1. Though the distance was only twelve miles, it was thought advisable by our conductors to halt for breakfast about half- way; for, as heavy bodies move slowly, what with the delay and confusion in first getting into order, and the frequent stoppages on the road, we found it was eight o'clock before the whole of the cavalcade had reached the half- way house. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  2. The journey back will be a long one, broken up by many stoppages at small hamlets and roadside inns. – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth