dormitory town

Definition of dormitory town

British
: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

dormitory play
  1. : a room for sleeping

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

  3. : a residential community inhabited chiefly by commuters

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

  2. : a compactly settled area as distinguished from surrounding rural territory

  3. : a large densely populated urban area : city


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