Share this entry
American English: /ˈdɔrməˌtɔri/
British English: /ˈdɔːmɪt(ə)ri/

Translation of dormitory in Spanish:

noun plural dormitories

  • 1 (in school, hostel) (before noun) dormitory town/suburb (British)
    ciudad (feminine) /barrio (masculine) dormitorio
    Example sentences
    • Before mass started, the First Lady toured the school and saw her former class room and the dormitory where she used to sleep.
    • Inmates sleep in either bedrooms or dormitories and there is no lock down at night.
    • In 1879 another wing was added to the school with extra dormitories and classrooms.
    Example sentences
    • Players hang out together and reside in college campus dormitories.
    • Two weeks later I was living in a dormitory at the University, dating fraternity boys and trying to figure out why I hated it so much.
    • Reducing environmental noise while one is trying to sleep can be particularly challenging - especially in university dormitories.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.