(?), n.;
pl. Dormitories (#).
[L. dormitorium, fr. dormitorius of or for sleeping, fr. dormire to sleep. See Dormant.] 1. A sleeping room, or a building containing a series of sleeping rooms; a sleeping apartment capable of containing many beds; esp., one connected with a college or boarding school. Thackeray.
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2. A burial place. [Obs.] Ayliffe.
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My sister was interred in a very honorable manner in our dormitory, joining to the parish church.
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