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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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During questioning, the suspect told interrogators that his girlfriend asked him to accompany her to the dormitory.
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In this framework, Deiban said, 3,000 students were provided residence, pointing out to the burden the dormitory of al-Baath University had to bear through hosting around 500 students from Aleppo and al-Furat universities.
By the time the fire brigade arrived, most of the dormitory had burned down.
Teacher Frederick Bugmbe said there were 58 girls in the dormitory, but some managed to wriggle through narrow windows.
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The fire engulfed most of a five-storey dormitory belonging to the Patrice Lumumba Friendship of Peoples University, Emergency Situations Ministry spokesman Viktor Beltsov said.
One argument for the use of dormitories is that the dormitory setting better lends itself to programming and communal needs.
The issue in this case was whether a dormitory located on a church's bible school property was exempt from real estate taxes.
An explosion at a dormitory complex for Acehnese students in Jakarta on Thursday killed at least two people and seriously injured two others, witnesses and police said.