Meaning of dormitory
Pronunciation: (dôr'mi-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
- a building, as at a college, containing a number of private or semiprivate rooms for residents, usually along with common bathroom facilities and recreation areas.
- a room containing a number of beds and serving as communal sleeping quarters, as in an institution, fraternity house, or passenger ship.
- dormitory (Thesaurus)