Dor"mi*to*ry (?), n.; pl. Dormitories (#). [L. dormitorium, fr. dormitorius of or for sleeping, fr. dormire to sleep. See Dormant.]
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.
A burial place.
My sister was interred in a very honorable manner in our dormitory, joining to the parish church.
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