mobile home


Definition of mobile home

: a dwelling structure built on a steel chassis and fitted with wheels that is intended to be hauled to a usually permanent site — compare motor home

Examples of mobile home in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After more months of motel living, Hill heard about an opening in a mobile home park in northeast San Jose, near the junction of two freeways and a noisy railroad line. Steve Rubenstein,, "Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund helps homeless family climb out of despair," 25 Dec. 2020 Dear Liz: My 91-year-old mother lost her mobile home (and everything else) in a fire. Liz Weston, oregonlive, "Liz Weston: Saving insurance money from home fire may delay Medicaid benefits," 13 Dec. 2020 Residents in one mobile home park were stuck in their homes Thursday morning after flooding inundated streets in St. Petersburg. Janice Dean, Fox News, "Tropical Storm Eta makes landfall in Florida, man dies after being electrocuted in standing water," 12 Nov. 2020 Officers entered the mobile home and Cloquet police officer Nate Cook fired a flash grenade. Randy Furst, Star Tribune, "Unarmed Moose Lake man who was shot by deputy and paralyzed wins $6.2 million settlement," 28 Sep. 2020 After the crisis passed and the heat kicked in, things returned to normal at the mobile home park. Steve Rubenstein,, "Rent grant creates warmer holidays," 1 Dec. 2020 Among other changes, before Monday, Justin had never been to the mobile home in St. Clair County where Amber now lives. Connor Sheets |, al, "‘Just thankful’: 34-year-old Alabama cancer patient’s emotional journey from prison to early parole," 11 Nov. 2020 Among them were one person killed when a tree fell on a mobile home in Georgia. Harold Maass, TheWeek, "10 things you need to know today: October 30, 2020," 30 Oct. 2020 In Georgia, authorities said a man was killed when high winds caused a tree to fall onto a mobile home in Cherokee County. Rebecca Santana, Anchorage Daily News, "Former hurricane Zeta barrels across Southeast after battering Gulf Coast and New Orleans," 29 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of mobile home

1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mobile home was in 1934

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6 Jan 2021

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“Mobile home.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of mobile home

: a house that is built in a factory and then moved to the place where people will live in it

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