dormitory

[n] - a large sleeping room containing several beds 2. [n] - a college or university building containing living quarters for students
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Dormitory

• (n.) A sleeping room, or a building containing a series of sleeping rooms; a sleeping apartment capable of containing many beds; esp., one connected with a college or boarding school. • (n.) A burial place.
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dormitory

dorm room noun a large sleeping room containing several beds
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dormitory

dorm noun a college or university building containing living quarters for students
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Dormitory

Dor'mi·to·ry noun ; plural Dormitories . [ Latin dormitorium , from dormitorius of or for sleeping, from dormire to sleep. See Dormant .] 1. A sleeping room, or a building containing a series of sleeping rooms; a sleeping apartment capable of contai...
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Dormitory

A dormitory is a sleeping apartment. The term was originally generally used with reference to the sleeping room of the inmates of monasteries and religious establishments, which was of considerable size, and sometimes had a range of cells parted off on each side, as in the Bede-house at Higham Ferrars, Northamptonshire, and St. Mary's hospital, Chi...
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dormitory

dormitory 1. A room providing sleeping quarters for a number of people. 2. A building for housing a number of people, as at a school or resort for sleeping and shelter.
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Dormitory

In some abbeys and monasteries the monks would all sleep in a large shared room known as a dormitory. In others they would sleep in separate cells.
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dormitory

Originally the sleeping quarters of monks. In some monasteries the dormitories were on the ground floor, giving easy communication with the church, though generally...
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