Definition of permis de séjour in US English:

permis de séjour

(also permis de sejour, permis de sejours)

noun

  • Permission to stay in an (especially French-speaking) country; a residence permit.

Origin

Early 19th century. Apparently from French permis de séjour from permis permission, permit + de + séjour.

Pronunciation

permis de séjour

/ˈpɛːmi də sɪˈʒʊə/