dormitory

[ US /ˈdɔɹməˌtɔɹi/ ]
[ UK /dˈɔːmɪtəɹˌi/ ]
NOUN
  1. a college or university building containing living quarters for students
  2. a large sleeping room containing several beds
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How To Use dormitory In A Sentence

  • Although the intention was to create new and independent economic and cultural centers, most of the satellite towns remain economically dependent on Beijing, and have only become dormitory towns," Jeffrey Johnson, who specializes in Chinese megacities at New York's Columbia University, said in emailed comments. Reuters: Press Release
  • The dormitory accommodation is spartan. Times, Sunday Times
  • Population has continued to increase, since much of northern Cheshire has become an overspill or dormitory area for nearby Lancashire urban centres.
  • Down the years the latter used it as an agricultural exhibition hall, a school dormitory and a hospital ward.
  • It is another one of those familiar dormitory towns that punctuate the south-east of England.
  • The university is proposing to build a new dormitory.
  • Couples with families might see more benefit in suburbs, or dormitory towns.
  • Could she stomach the knowledge of what he'd endured since he was taken from his boarding school dormitory?
  • All our small towns would be turned into dormitory towns of Dublin.
  • Come on then, I think I have some medicated wipes back in my dormitory.
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