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dormitory

1. US a building, esp at a college or camp, providing living and sleeping accommodation
2. Brit denoting or relating to an area from which most of the residents commute to work (esp in the phrase dormitory suburb)

Dormitory

A multiple-occupancy building which contains a series of sleeping rooms, bathrooms, and common areas.

dormitory

A place, building, or room to sleep in.
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Caption: Following their dorm use, Mary Beth Lively moved her items home to her own bedroom.
The dorm site is south of the recently built Global Scholars honors dorm, and just east of the Many Nations Longhouse.
3 - Dorm Furniture - Colleges lack dorm chairs and other dorm furniture.
The mortgage and permit application are two more big steps toward completing the dorm project by fall 2015.
3) Ninety percent of the dorm rooms had a ventilation rate less than 8.
As the warden looked for ways to curb these malcontents, the faith-based dorm had evolved into something rather unique with the integration of restorative justice and was ready to expand to a larger facility.
Rather than see the issue as one of dire financial straits, Clinch believes cutting the landline cord to dorm rooms and offices is an opportunity.
Investigators suspect that inmate Alex Valdez, 43, was punched or kicked in the abdomen before dropping to the floor of his dorm at the Pitchess Detention Center, said Capt.
The Papasan Moon chair and the Papasan Dorm Sofa both feature a soft microfiber material coupled with an extra thick cushion for added comfort.
The students are demanding the dismissal of the university deputy chairman, Ahmed Refi, the university dorms manager, Ahmed Shrawi, and the official responsible for providing food within the dorms, Al-Waseefi said.
Not only did he live in the dorms his freshman year in college in 1966, he also stayed in them during the Olympic Trials in Sacramento, Calif.
When more than 1,000 inmates in 11 dorms at Pitchess' East and North facilities fought along racial lines in July, the inmates involved were moved back to the Men's Central Jail.