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 Meanings and Examples of DORMITORY
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dormitory
 n.  a college or university building for student living; a large bedroom where several people sleep
Classic Sentence:
1  His fingers trembled as he undressed himself in the dormitory.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  A voice bade the boys in the dormitory good night.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
3  There was a noise of rising and dressing and washing in the dormitory: a noise of clapping of hands as the prefect went up and down telling the fellows to look sharp.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
4  He wondered how he would pass the first night in the novitiate and with what dismay he would wake the first morning in the dormitory.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
5  Rather than argue the matter, Scarlett turned the parlor with its deep velvet rug into a dormitory.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
6  The other girls in her dormitory marveled at the slightness of her body when they saw her in sheer negligee, or darting out wet from a shower-bath.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
7  Recreation over, when Cosette went into the house again, Jean Valjean gazed at the windows of her class-room, and at night he rose to look at the windows of her dormitory.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
8  Guelemer and Brujon were in the same dormitory.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT
9  And so, by dint of alternate coaxing and commanding, he contrived to get them all once more enclosed in their separate dormitories.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
10  There were no college dormitories; we lived where we could and as we could.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
11  A chimney pierced the roof; this was the chimney which traversed the dormitories.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT
Example Sentence:
1  The report says some masters house their workers in bad conditions - cramped, damp dormitory blocks with poor sanitation.
2  He soon gets accustom to dormitory life and make two or three friend.
3  Students traditionally grouse about the abysmal quality of "mystery meat" and similar dormitory food.
4  The demonstrations started after students from Tehran University staged a protest on their dormitory campus against privatization plans.
5  Fire fighters responded to a false alarm at one of the college dormitories.
6  Children sleep in dormitories when they live at school.