dormitory dormitory  /ˈdɔr mə ˌtɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a college or university building containing living quarters for students
  2. (n) a large sleeping room containing several beds

Usage(s):

  1. All of that happened in Chicago on the night of July 14, 1966, in a dormitory that housed eight nurses who worked at the South Chicago Community Hospital.
  2. A prosecutor is considering criminal charges against a Hofstra University freshman who has recanted her claims that she was gang-raped by five men in a dormitory bathroom.
  3. I lived in a large dormitory room with two friends.

News

  1. Radnor officials, residents discuss Villanova development plan

    About 30 Radnor residents listened and asked questions Tuesday as township officials talked about the progress of a proposal by Villanova University to build a dormitory, parking garage and performance center on the south side of Lancaster Avenue.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Main Line Suburban Life

  2. Ex-dorm officer guilty of assault

    A former dormitory security officer at Elizabeth City State University has been sentenced to 34 days in jail after a judge found him guilty Monday of sexually assaulting a student in her dorm room.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Advance

  3. Ex-student sentenced in Lewis University drug case

    A Naperville man has been sentenced to jail and placed on probation, for having had a significant amount of marijuana in his dormitory room two years ago while enrolled at Lewis University in Romeoville. Anthony M. Stapinski, 22, pleaded guilty in Will County Circuit Court in Joliet to a felony charge of the manufacture or delivery of 30-500 grams of marijuana. Court records indicated a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Naperville Sun

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Quotes

  1. "Certainly, bringing a gun into a school dormitory and shooting ...... is against the law and something someone should be held accountable for," Perino said.
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "The bag was placed in a student dormitory," provincial police official Mohammad Asif said.
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Mohammad Asif Source: The Australian

  3. "Brownfield grants help renew damaged or vacant land and provide communities with opportunities for additional reinvestment," Doyle said. "I'm pleased that we could help the UWM Real Estate Foundation Inc. increase the number of dormitory...
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Jim Doyle Source: Milwaukee Small Business Times

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