Definition of bunkhouse
: a rough simple building providing sleeping quarters
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The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland, by Dan Barry.
Step by step, the old horse barn, the bunkhouse and main house — once dusty and fallow — are being repaired and cleaned out in preparation for their next chapter.
In July 2016, the prison showed a bunkhouse for captives to stay up to a week before release to another country.
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Definition of bunkhouse for English Language Learners
: a building in which workers sleep
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