motor court

noun

Definition of motor court

: motel

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There is garage space for 15 vehicles as well as a motor court and an area for staff parking. Los Angeles Times, "These are the most expensive homes ever sold in Los Angeles," 19 July 2019 The mansion comes with a chef's kitchen with a walk-in refrigerator and grounds that include a pool, putting green, RV garage and an eight-car motor court. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Paradise Valley mansion with putting green, guest house sells for $5.6M," 15 July 2019 North and south controlled-access entrances lead to extensive front and rear motor courts with parking spaces for as many as 50 cars. Houston Chronicle, "River Oaks estate meets royal expectations," 30 June 2019 After listing last year for $13.5 million, the 1930s estate was offered up at $11.9 million and then $10.9 million. Approached by a motor court, the two-story mansion flaunts plenty of period details across its 10,505-square-foot floor plan. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "Beverly Hills haunt of late ‘Platoon’ producer Arnold Kopelson sells for $9.7 million," 4 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of motor court

1936, in the meaning defined above

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