Variant of dormitory
- a room, building, or part of a building with sleeping accommodations for a number of people
- ☆ a building with many rooms that provide sleeping and living accommodations for a number of people, as at college
Origin: Middle English dormitorie ; from Classical Latin dormitorium, place for sleeping ; from dormitorius, of or for sleeping ; from past participle of dormire: see dormant
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