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 Snow’s and Mendoza’s original proposal would have enacted a 45-day moratorium on rent increases at the mobile home park on North Avenue. Lauren J. Mapp, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Feb. 2024 The mobile home park owner, Parakeet Communities, did not respond to a request from The Associated Press for comment. Jesse Bedayn, Fortune, 7 Feb. 2024 The crash sparked a fire that damaged multiple surrounding homes in Bayside Estates, a large mobile home community, CBS News previously reported. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 3 Feb. 2024 Several people are dead after a plane crashed into a mobile home park in Clearwater, Florida, on Thursday evening, according to the Clearwater Fire and Rescue Department. Stepheny Price, Fox News, 2 Feb. 2024 In a Thursday night briefing, officials said the aircraft went off radar about three miles north of the airport runway, which is where the mobile home park is. Darren Reynolds, ABC News, 1 Feb. 2024 However, some units, including dorms, mobile homes and units built in the past 15 years, are not subject to these rent increase laws. Angela Rodriguez, Sacramento Bee, 27 Jan. 2024 His leadership training ground came in the San Diego County suburb of San Marcos, where Warner grew up with a single mother, a younger brother and a sister in a mobile home park with his grandmother living next door. Jerry McDonald, The Mercury News, 28 Jan. 2024 Estimated to be about 2 to 3 weeks old, the sheriff’s office told WREG that investigators were back at the mobile home park Jan. 25 to review security cameras, and the car seat would be checked for fingerprints and DNA. Irene Wright, Miami Herald, 26 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mobile home was in 1934

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“Mobile home.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

mobile home

: a trailer that is used as a dwelling at a permanent site

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