Definitions for dormitory
ˈdɔr mɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr idor·mi·to·ry
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dormitory, dorm, residence hall, hall, student residencenoun
a college or university building containing living quarters for students
dormitory, dormitory room, dorm roomnoun
a large sleeping room containing several beds
A room containing a number of beds (and often some other furniture and/or utilities) for sleeping, often applied to student and backpacker accommodation of this kind. Common abbreviation: dorm
A building or part of a building which houses students, soldiers, monks etc. who sleep there and use communal further facilities.
Short for dormitory town, a suburban or rural settlement housing city workers
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: dormitorium, Latin.
Rooms that have thorough lights are left for entertainment, and those that have windows on one side for dormitories. John Mortimer.
Naked mourns the dormitory wall,
And Jones and Boyle’s united labours fall. Alexander Pope, Dunciad.
The places where dead bodies are buried, are in Latin called cœmiteria, and in English dormitories. John Ayliffe, Parergon.
A dormitory is a large building or part of a building where students or other individuals live, typically in single rooms or shared spaces with common facilities such as bathrooms and kitchens. They are most commonly found at universities, colleges, boarding schools, and similar institutions.
a sleeping room, or a building containing a series of sleeping rooms; a sleeping apartment capable of containing many beds; esp., one connected with a college or boarding school
a burial place
Etymology: [L. dormitorium, fr. dormitorius of or for sleeping, fr. dormire to sleep. See Dormant.]
A dormitory in the United States is a residence hall consisting of sleeping quarters or entire buildings primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for large numbers of people, often boarding school, college or university students. In the UK, the word has an earlier, different but related meaning: it refers specifically to an individual room in which many people sleep, typically at a boarding school. The UK equivalent of the American word as applied to university buildings is hall of residence, often shortened to halls. At some institutes, each residence hall has its own hall council. Where they exist, such individual councils are usually part of a larger organization called, variously, Residence Hall Association, Resident Students Association, or Junior Common Room Committee which typically provides funds and oversees the individual building council. These student led organizations are often connected at a national level by the National Association of College and University Residence Halls. Collectively, these hall councils plan social and educational events, and voice student needs to their respective administration.
The numerical value of dormitory in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of dormitory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I kept telling them it was like a dormitory. I didn't want to say you're going to a military base, we want to go make sure they're OK.
We dedicated this dormitory to a man who is without doubt one of the founders of the Republika Srpska, to Mr Radovan Karadzic.
This is the criminal left that belongs not in a dormitory, but in a penitentiary. The criminal left is not a problem to be solved by the Department of Philosophy or the Department of Englishit is a problem for the Department of Justice. Black or white, the criminal left is interested in power. It is not interested in promoting the renewal and reforms that make democracy work; it is interested in promoting those collisions and conflict that tear democracy apart.
Dormitory operators and workers living in dormitories are reminded of the importance of maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness to safeguard their own health and those of others who are living in the same space, safe distancing measures must be strictly adhered to.
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- общежи́тие, о́бща спа́лняBulgarian
- Studentenheim, Schlafsaal, Heim, Studentenwohnheim, WohnheimGerman
- υπνοδωμάτιο, υπνωτήριο, υπνοθάλαμος, κοιτώναςGreek
- [[residencia]] [[estudiantil]], dormitorioSpanish
- makuuhuone, makuusali, asuntolaFinnish
- cité universitaire, cellule, dortoir, foyer, résidenceFrench
- seòmar-cadail, suain-lannScottish Gaelic
- heimavist, svefnsalurIcelandic
- dormitorio, camerataItalian
- 寝室, 宿舎, 寮Japanese
- 寄宿舍, 기숙사Korean
- оюутны байрMongolian
- slaapcel, slaapzaalDutch
- общежи́тие, обща́га, [[общий, спа́льня, дортуа́рRussian
- yatakhane, yurtTurkish
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