dormitory

(redirected from College dormitory)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to College dormitory: dorm room

dor·mi·to·ry

 (dôr′mĭ-tôr′ē)
n. pl. dor·mi·to·ries
1. A building for housing a number of persons, as at a school or resort.
2. A room providing sleeping quarters for a number of persons.
3. A community whose inhabitants commute to a nearby city for employment and recreation.

[Middle English dormitorie, from Latin dormītōrium, from dormītōrius, of sleep, from dormītus, past participle of dormīre, to sleep.]

dormitory

(ˈdɔːmɪtərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. a large room, esp at a school or institution, containing several beds
2. (Architecture) US a building, esp at a college or camp, providing living and sleeping accommodation
3. (Human Geography) (modifier) Brit denoting or relating to an area from which most of the residents commute to work (esp in the phrase dormitory suburb)
Often (for senses 1, 2) shortened to: dorm
[C15: from Latin dormītōrium, from dormīre to sleep]

dor•mi•to•ry

(ˈdɔr mɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries,
adj. n.
1. a building, as at a college, containing rooms and facilities for residents.
2. a large room, containing a number of beds and serving as communal sleeping quarters.
adj.
3. of or designating a community inhabited mainly by commuters: dormitory suburbs.
[1475–85; < Latin dormītōrium bedroom, derivative of dormī(re) to sleep]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dormitory - a college or university building containing living quarters for studentsdormitory - a college or university building containing living quarters for students
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
hall of residence - a university dormitory
living quarters, quarters - housing available for people to live in; "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters"
2.dormitory - a large sleeping room containing several bedsdormitory - a large sleeping room containing several beds
bedchamber, bedroom, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room, chamber - a room used primarily for sleeping
Translations
قاعَة أو عَمارَة نَوم للطُّلابقَاعَةُ النَوْم
noclehárnastudentská kolejubytovna
sovesalkollegium
makuusali
spavaonica
hálóterem
heimavistarhús, stúdentagarîur
がくせいりょうしゃいんりょうしょくいんりょうりょう共同寝室
기숙사
bendrabutis
guļamzālekopmitne/dienesta viesnica
spoločná nocľaháreňštudentský domov
spalnica
sovsal
หอพัก
ký túc xá

dormitory

[ˈdɔːmɪtrɪ]
A. N
1. (= bedroom) → dormitorio m
2. (US) (= hall of residence) → residencia f
B. CPD dormitory suburb N (Brit) → barrio m dormitorio
dormitory town N (Brit) → ciudad f dormitorio

dormitory

[ˈdɔːrmɪtəri] n
[school, hostel] → dortoir m
(US) (= hall of residence) → résidence m universitairedormitory town nville f dortoir

dormitory

nSchlafsaal m; (US: = building) → Wohnheim nt; dormitory suburb or townSchlafstadt f

dormitory

[ˈdɔːmɪtrɪ] n & adjdormitorio (Am) (hall of residence) → casa dello studente
dormitory town → città f inv dormitorio inv

dormitory

(ˈdoːmitri) plural ˈdormitories noun
1. a room used for sleeping in, with many beds.
2. (American) a building with rooms for university students to live in.

dormitory

قَاعَةُ النَوْم ubytovna sovesal Schlafsaal κοιτώνας dormitorio makuusali dortoir spavaonica camerata 共同寝室 기숙사 slaapzaal sovesal sala sypialna dormitório общая спальня sovsal หอพัก yatakhane ký túc xá 宿舍
References in periodicals archive ?
selection of a general contractor for design work for major overhaul of the replacement of fire protection equipment, fire automatics and other technical means of detection and elimination of emergency situations in a nine-storey college dormitory building with connection to the lightning system object: overhaul of fire alarm in the dormitory of educational institutions orsha state medical college v.
We based the case on an actual planned college dormitory project to make it meaningful to our community.
It seems Prince Harry is no exception to this, as proven by a photo of his Eton College dormitory which surfaced online.
23 (1959) "Old Main," a dorm at Mississippi State that was recognized in its early years as the largest college dormitory in the world, burned to the ground.
The School of Visual Arts dormitory, located at 215 East 23rd Street, is a 22-story, 74-unit multifamily property, which is serving as the School of Visual Art's college dormitory.
It reduces unpleasant household odors with an activated carbon filter capturing smells from pets, cooking, smoke and other household or college dormitory culprits.
There is also the Essential Home Sketch Floral complete bed set for kids, and the Essential Home Watson complete bed set for college dormitory rooms.
Through the years, the chain built stores where pizza had never been served before, such as in a sports arena, college dormitory, military base and hospital--many of these long before the competition.
In February 1899, ISC's enrollment reached 830 students--far more than the college dormitory system could hold.
Cruz's comments to reporters came during a pep rally in Des Moines with dozens of volunteers, many of whom came from Texas to stay at "Camp Cruz," a former college dormitory that the candidate's campaign has commandeered as temporary housing for volunteers.
I would return as a 10-year old with Major Lester School, sleeping in a college dormitory in Castletown with its nearby Witches Mill.

Full browser ?