motor court

noun

Definition of motor court

: motel

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In their place went a solid concrete driveway and motor court for surer footing. Emily Young, latimes.com, "Making sure Mom and Dad can age in their own space," 15 June 2018 There is also a four-car garage as well as motor court parking for about 25 cars. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Hollywood Scion Asks $125 Million for L.A. Mansion," 18 Oct. 2018 Outside, there is a 10-car motor court, a large pool and spa and a yard with mature fruit trees. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "‘Parent Trap’ Star Dennis Quaid Asks $6.5 Million for L.A. Home," 24 July 2018 Other examples: The Austin Motel is a former 1938 era motor court that is now a 41-room retro property with a pool. Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY, "Retro motels make a chic comeback," 18 June 2018 Choice Hotels began in 1939 as a marketing cooperative formed by seven Florida motor court owners. Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY, "The brands and rooms of Choice Hotels, by the numbers," 5 July 2018 The Phoenix Hotel in San Francisco, also designed by Bunkhouse, was originally designed in 1956 as a motor court lodge in the Tenderloin district. Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY, "Retro motels make a chic comeback," 18 June 2018 Also in Century Square, this 141-room hotel was inspired by old-school motor courts. Jody Schmal, Houston Chronicle, "Where to stay and play in College Station," 10 May 2018 The grounds include a swimming pool, a tennis court, a motor court with space to park 100 cars and formal gardens. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Racing Heiress Petra Ecclestone Relists Los Angeles Mega-Mansion for $175 Million," 7 June 2018

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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