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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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Kinlani Bordertown Dormitory, Flagstaff, AZ; Richfield Residential Hall, Richfield, UT; Sicangu Owayawa Oti (Rosebud Dorm), Mission, SD; Tiisyaatin Residential Hall (Holbrook Dormitory ), Holbrook, AZ; Winslow Residential Hall, Winslow, AZ.
Despite the fact that the area was declared a first-degree protected zone and any construction was prohibited, as well as being considered by many social media users as disrespectful to history, the Van General Directorate of Cultural and Natural Heritage decided in 2010 that the dormitory building doesn't block the skyline of the historic tomb and sits outside the protected zone.
The building will contain administrative and faculty offices on the first and basement levels as well as common dormitory amenities including a public terrace on the 7th floor roof.
She added that some parts of the dormitory don't get any water at all and that they have to haul water from a tank located outdoors.
WORCESTER -- The fate of two single-family houses in the Highland Street area that had been eyed for conversion to a college dormitory remains uncertain.
Director of the Dormitory, Issam Deiban, underscored the efforts exerted by the administration of the dormitory and university to secure residence for all the students.
A school official said the dormitory had been locked from the outside when the fire started when most of the children had retired to bed.
Teacher Frederick Bugmbe said there were 58 girls in the dormitory, but some managed to wriggle through narrow windows.
The circular design of the dormitories also allows the NCCF staff station officers to see directly into all sections of each dormitory through widely spaced, diamond-shaped bars.
This image--the neo-Nazi cowboy, obviously impressed with "American" culture--was perhaps the most monstrous in the series of images that have been broadcast, with increasing frequency, from eastern Germany since the attack on the Rostock dormitory last August.
New York State Dormitory Authority (NY) (Education) state personal income tax revenue bonds series 2004A (refunded with new CUSIPs assigned);
6) New York State Dormitory Authority (State of New York Pers Income Tax) Series 2012A 5.