Definition of dormitory town noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


dormitory town

BrE BrE//ˈdɔːmətri taʊn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrmətɔːri taʊn//
(British English) (North American English bedroom community, bedroom suburb)
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a town that people live in and from where they travel to work in a bigger town or city Recently people have moved from the city centres to suburbs or dormitory towns.

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