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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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9 for the general population, compared with 11 for the honor dorm.
Caption(s): Federated has rolled out Dorm HQ to its Macy's stores, its first comprehensive back-to-school home merchandising program.
Another big dorm decorating issue is dealing with the small space," Surmelis added.
In addition to expanding their 2014 product line up with Microfridge appliances, DormSmart has been busy broadening their inventory for college bound students with proven brands such as steel storage trunks by Stanley Case Works USA, twin XL bedding by Luxor Treasures, dorm room safes by Sentry, Graduate Series Twin XL Loft Bed Furniture by University Loft Company, and the new and improved Sortasack Laundry Back Pack, to name a few.
The university chairman had ordered the closing down and renovation of the dorm kitchens after the poisoning incident.
4 and died in a local hospital, the Sheriff's Department sent six detectives to interview the 63 inmates who shared his dorm.
Big sales on Berber-style rugs at Value City come just in time for dorm shopping.
This would attract a large number of inmates who would abide by the rules for fear of losing the privilege of living in an honor dorm.
Voyeur Dorm is going to court to challenge the zoning board's ruling.
We then returned to the dorms for group meetings to talk about our day and the day ahead.
One targeted area is Downtown Manhattan, where both Pace and New York University are in need of dorms, as well as the Brooklyn schools.
Leaving home for the first time provides young adults their first opportunity to create a home that expresses their own decorating style," said Jeff Allison, executive vice president of home for JCPenney "We believe Dorm Life - with its coordinated looks and convenient functionality - will resonate strongly with this customer segment, enabling them to easily create a space that fits their unique style preference and giving them yet another reason to shop JCPenney this Back-to-School season.