dormitory town

Definition of dormitory town

British

  1. :  a small community that has no major industries and that is lived in by people who go to another town or city to work

Word by Word Definitions

dormitoryplay
  1. :  a room for sleeping

    :  a large room containing numerous beds

    :  a residence hall providing rooms for individuals or for groups usually without private baths

townplay
  1. :  a compactly settled area usually larger than a village but smaller than a city

    :  a compactly settled area as distinguished from surrounding rural territory

    :  a large densely populated urban area :  city


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