mobile home

noun

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

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Across the street from Davy, the once familiar line of trailers and mobile homes colorfully decorated with bright island themes had been leveled into a long stretch of debris. NBC News, "Tornado fueled by Hurricane Dorian leaves NC island town wondering if it can recover," 8 Sep. 2019 This evacuation order also includes all people living in boats, recreational vehicles and mobile homes. Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News, "Map: Hurricane Dorian evacuations in Florida, Georgia, Carolinas," 4 Sep. 2019 The evacuation includes mobile homes, substandard housing, low-lying areas prone to flooding and homes along the Intracoastal Waterway and on barrier islands. Ramón Espinosa, USA TODAY, "Hurricane Dorian tears through Bahamas as dangerous Category 5 storm," 1 Sep. 2019 The evacuation includes mobile homes, substandard housing, low-lying areas prone to flooding and homes along the Intracoastal Waterway and on barrier islands. Author: Ramón Espinosa, Anchorage Daily News, "Dorian closes in on Bahamas as dangerous Category 5 storm," 1 Sep. 2019 The pet friendly shelter will be open for residents who live in a mandatory evacuation zone, mobile home, or sub-standard housing. Brooke Baitinger, sun-sentinel.com, "Several hurricane shelters are now open in Palm Beach County. Here is a list and a map of them.," 1 Sep. 2019 Many businesses remained closed because of damage and several homes at the mobile home park Trousdale Estates were red-tagged. Times Staff, latimes.com, "PHOTOS: 6.4 and 7.1 earthquakes rattle Southern California," 8 July 2019 Many businesses remained closed because of damage and several homes at the mobile home park Trousdale Estates were red-tagged. Times Staff, San Diego Union-Tribune, "PHOTOS: 6.4 and 7.1 earthquakes rattle Southern California," 8 July 2019 The affected tiny-houses-on-wheels are a small subset of mobile homes. oregonlive.com, "Sales of certain tiny houses hampered over jurisdictional gap between Oregon agencies," 26 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of mobile home

1934, in the meaning defined above

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mobile home

noun

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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