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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 survey questioned students about ILS symptoms and their college dormitory environment, a setting where factors such as roommates, room carpeting, and dining, laundry, and washroom environments could be evaluated.
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.
At the time, Old Main was the largest college dormitory in the United States (built on a quadrangle) and had a vast inner section with sidewalks running through, from arched entry to arched entry.
Minskoff Equities, a real estate investment and development firm, owns an antiquated industrial building at 30-30 Northern Boulevard that for years it had planned to redevelop into a new office building but now is seriously considering converting instead into a ground up college dormitory project.
Darrell Waiters, who spent months in jail for setting off a smoke bomb in the Northampton Community College dormitory here in January, was recently released on probation and was trying to get on with his life.
Free at last: USC players officially break training camp tonight, meaning they can move out of their college dormitory and no longer have to worry about curfews.
Mother grits her teeth and remembers a fox-fur cape flying over her shoulders, trailing her as she climbs out of a college dormitory window into the arms of a young man whose latter-day face peers out of a golden frame set on a table just as you come into this house, and she wants him, wants him, wants him, remembers the pulling between them like undertows, heat growing between them, and she grits her teeth for her older daughter, whom she can see right through.
Suffolk University students to enjoy RCN's reliable All-Digital Cable TV service in college dormitory rooms and get an added level of security
Residents contended a college dormitory would not be a good fit for a residential neighborhood abutting a commercial business district, and would be detrimental to the overall area.
Contract award: Thermal insulation and replacement windows in the building A04 college dormitory under Palacky Hill, Halls 2 in Brno
Among the numerous accomplishments of his administration was the building of Old Main Dormitory, which grew to become the largest college dormitory under a single roof in the nation.

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