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dormitory townnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɔː.mɪ.tər.i ˌtaʊn/  us   /ˈdɔːr.mə.tɔːr.i ˌtaʊn/ UK (US bedroom community)
a place from which many people travel in order to work in a bigger town or city
(Definition of dormitory town from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dormitory townnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (also dormitory suburb, US bedroom community)
a place where many people who work in a bigger town or city live: Originally a dormitory town for Liverpool merchants, its popularity increased as part of the fashionable seaside resort of New Brighton.
(Definition of dormitory town from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dormitory town”
in Chinese (Simplified) 市郊住宅区…
in Chinese (Traditional) 市郊住宅區…
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