/'dɔ:mɪtrɪ; [US] -tɔ:rɪ; `dɔrmə,tɔrɪ/
1 sleeping-room with a number of beds, esp in a school or some other institution 宿舍.
2 (US) building at a college, university, etc containing students' rooms for living and sleeping （大学等的）学生宿舍.
1400-1500; Language: Latin;Origin:
dormitorium, from dormire 'to sleep'
a large room for several people to sleep in, for example in a boarding school
a large building at a college or university where students live
British Equivalent: hall of residence
1. Boys who live at school sleep in a dormitory. 住校的男生在宿舍里睡觉。
2. A dormitory-style home has been built for the dozens of homeless street children who once wandered the city. 为几十个流浪街头、无家可归的孩子建起了集体宿舍。