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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)
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Dormitory

A multiple-occupancy building which contains a series of sleeping rooms, bathrooms, and common areas.
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dormitory

A place, building, or room to sleep in.
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If you are moving to the UAE for higher studies and your university does not have a dorm facility, there are a few private student accomodations available as well.
Colorful beddings and fluffy pillows with a gallery wall are sure to make a dorm oozing with style and comfort.
Over the last few years, websites dedicated to college student living have emerged, such as Dormify, which markets itself as the first lifestyle brand devoted to dorm decor.
Caption: Following their dorm use, Mary Beth Lively moved her items home to her own bedroom.
Your driver's license, passport, credit card, debit card, insurance cards, an emergency contact list and a copy of your birth certificate and social security card are all important items that you need to have in your dorm room.
This dorm essential has a zip apart strap so it can be worn crossbody, over both shoulders, over one shoulder, or even carried like a duffel bag for convenience.
A student living in a dorm can't avoid becoming acquainted with peers of varied backgrounds and interacting with them in ways that otherwise would not occur.
Mr Dorm's former partner Elizabeth Smith, of Moseley Road, admitted he had been "careless" with cigarettes before.
Media reports indicate that police stood idle while the PKK symphatizers threatened to destroy the dorm.
Beckman said further that it was not clear why the group targeted the Palladium dorms, but "were it to be the case that the (distribution) was done there because it was perceived to be a dorm with a higher proportion of Jewish students, that would be troubling, dismaying and a matter of deep concern for our community." The fliers caused a bit of a stir in the dorm.
In Phase II, air temperature, relative humidity and C[O.sub.2] concentration in dorm rooms were measured for 24 hours.
"Go to a dorm called Karee," she said, "and look at a set of photos hanging in the front hall.