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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Residence halls providing separate rooms or suites for individuals or groups with common bathroom facilities but usually without housekeeping facilities.

Usage examples (38)
  • They killed student and protesters in dormitories and streets.
  • The students live in dormitories on campus during the camp and attend classes and mini-labs.
  • The men should be housed in dormitories, and required to assemble for roll-call morning and night.
  • According to the scheme as originally conceived, men and women must live in dormitories, and children in nurseries. for more
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