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 On May 29, Texas' Midland County Sheriff's Office received calls about a creature roaming around a mobile home and RV park in the desert. Kelli Bender,, 14 June 2022 In southwest Alabama, a mobile home and other structural damage was reported and several homes sustained roof damage in Toxey, Choctaw County Emergency Management Agency Director Tyler Davidson told Howard Koplowitz |, al, 22 Mar. 2022 The 2020 Census asked 12 questions of each household: How many people were living or staying in this house, apartment or mobile home on April 1, 2020? Minnah Arshad, Detroit Free Press, 10 Aug. 2021 Some of our residents are going to go and stay with family that live here in RVs or mobile home. Tori B. Powell, CBS News, 7 July 2021 As long as a trailer is less than 400 square feet, it's classified as a recreational vehicle rather than a mobile home, and is treated more leniently by the zoning code. John Reinan, Star Tribune, 14 Feb. 2021 In San Francisco, firefighters extinguished two small fires early Saturday, in a North Beach apartment house and a mobile home parked in the Mission District, and a third small fire at a homeless camp on Friday night, fire officials said. Steve Rubenstein,, 9 Jan. 2021 The survey indicated that 41% of those residents shared a household with another family, and more than 30% lived in a back house, room or mobile home. Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times, 1 Dec. 2020 Deputies parked their vehicles outside the mobile home park on Combee Road at 6:07 p.m., ran inside the community and found the woman caller hiding behind a pickup truck, according to the agency. Amanda Rabines, Orlando Sentinel, 4 June 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

23 Jun 2022

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“Mobile home.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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