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 Powchak could see a data trail left by every mail stop in that large mobile home park. Lee Roop |, al, "Postal carrier honored for 1 million accident-free miles talks dogs, deliveries and what’s changed," 21 Apr. 2021 At another mobile home park on the eastern edge of Austin, Kamel is struggling to plan out the next few weeks for his family. Washington Post, "The power is back, but millions of Texans wonder what it will take to fully recover — and who will help them," 28 Feb. 2021 Meanwhile, at least one person died in Mississippi on Wednesday when a tree fell into a mobile home in Wilkinson County. Ryan W. Miller, USA TODAY, "Severe weather in the South: 5 dead in Alabama, homes destroyed, more thunderstorms coming this weekend," 26 Mar. 2021 At least one eviction notice was filed at a Yuma mobile home park Arigotti received aid for during the last four months of 2020. Jessica Boehm, The Arizona Republic, "Spending in Arizona program to aid landlords raises questions about oversight," 26 Mar. 2021 Osburn is considering the best way to get in touch with a family of six that recently moved into a one-room mobile home nearby. Maddie Mcgarvey, History & Culture, "In West Virginia, finding your next meal can be a community effort," 18 Dec. 2020 These makeshift campsites and mobile home parks offered minimal to nonexistent amenities at wildly variable, though consistently high, prices. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, "How a severe mid-century housing crisis left its mark on Anchorage neighborhoods," 29 Mar. 2021 Abraham Arrigotti received Arizona landlord grants awards totaling nearly about $7,320 from the fund for two Yuma mobile home parks. Jessica Boehm, The Arizona Republic, "Spending in Arizona program to aid landlords raises questions about oversight," 26 Mar. 2021 Community groups went door-to-door in mobile home parks and apartment complexes. Maya Lau, Los Angeles Times, "The epic outreach to get the most vulnerable vaccinated in L.A. County," 22 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of mobile home

1934, in the meaning defined above

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24 Apr 2021

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“Mobile home.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 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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