noun, plural dor·mi·to·ries.
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Origin of dormitory
Words nearby dormitory
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The dormitory has since been converted into a small chapel, filled with polished wooden stools and a statue of Mary in the corner.Did the Virgin Mary Warn Rwanda’s Holiest Town of the Genocide?|Nina Strochlic|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The one band that blasted out of dormitory windows onto grassy quadrangles in the snooty Northeast, no matter what, was REM.The Return of the Replacements: Here Comes a Regular|Elizabeth Wurtzel|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some have even been at the dormitory during the fall term looking for him.Michael Nodianos of Steubenville ‘Rape’ Video Drops Out of OSU, Citing Threats|Winston Ross|January 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She lived in a dormitory, joining some 80 other swimmers; their practice sessions ran an exhausting five-and-a-half hours a day.China’s Olympic Soul-Searching: What the Games Have Taught the Country|Melinda Liu, Paul Mooney|August 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
First came a rash of suicides, with Foxconn workers jumping off dormitory roofs.Apple Makes Smart Move by Vowing to Improve China Labor Conditions|Dan Lyons|March 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Before midnight the dormitory was full of suffocating smoke.Essays in Rebellion|Henry W. Nevinson
It did not seem to be in the dormitory, or on the stairs outside, or in the quadrangle below.Boycotted|Talbot Baines Reed
I went down to the dormitory this morning and, as usual, there were about half a dozen boys standing before Morton's bookstore.The Story of a Life|J. Breckenridge Ellis
The Cathedral Library was formerly the dormitory and refectories of the abbey, as it was originally styled.Cathedral Cities of England|George Gilbert
And then if he confessed the real reason of his absence from his dormitory, who would believe him?The Hero of Garside School|J. Harwood Panting