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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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The demonstration featured two identically furnished dorm rooms but only one had fire sprinkler protection.
2 - Pillows - College dorm rooms lack seating, so having dorm items like bedrests and body pillows will add more comfort to the dorm bed when the college student is sleeping, but can also be used as extra seating in a pinch.
Dolphin Dorms LLC paid $860,000 in late July for 4.
Al-Ahram reported that the fight began after an Egyptian female student had suffered physical and verbal abuses from a Sudanese student in the dorms.
Amie wasn't alone in his sentiments - at least 650 spectators sprinted to claim dorm rooms in Hamilton during the U.
Some time prior to the selection of the new warden, the prison chaplain introduced concepts of restorative justice to Holman's faith-based dorm.
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.
CASTAIC -- Sheriff's homicide investigators continue to probe the death of an inmate who collapsed in a dorm he shared with other gang members.
a knock on my dorm room door, and a cheerful voice saying, "Good morning -- time to get up
Robert Walsh, director of the 14th Street-Union Square Business Improvement District, said it would be the sixth dorm in the area, and having hundreds of students in residence would be a boon to local businesses and restaurants.
8220;Extra seating in dorm rooms is really important,” said Brittany Ciullo, a DormCo customer service representative.
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.