motor home


Definition of motor home 

: a large motor vehicle equipped as living quarters — compare mobile home

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Examples of motor home in a Sentence

they lived out of their motor home until they found a suitable house

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Four people were transported to the hospital after a car, a motorcycle, and a motor home collided on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Auburn on Friday afternoon, officials said. Elise Takahama,, "4 people transported to the hospital after car, motorcycle, and motor home collide," 8 June 2018 Ross was still an unknown painter traveling in his Datsun motor home, filled with paints, canvases and brushes. Julia Lyon, Washington Post, "People are waiting in line. Is it Hamilton? No, it’s Bob Ross on YouTube.," 13 July 2018 Maximum-length RVs, 27-foot trailers, 31-foot motor homes. Tom Stienstra,, "Sunday getaway to Samuel P. Taylor State Park," 8 July 2018 The passerby turned on his truck and accelerated, but did not notice that the man had exited the motor home. Claire Morgan, sacbee, "Man dies after being struck by his own RV on Tyler Island, CHP says," 26 June 2018 Clark volunteered her motor home as emergency elk transport. Scott Craven, azcentral, "Born of tragedy, newborn elk triumphs thanks to kindness of strangers," 12 July 2018 Doris and Johnny loved to travel in their motor home, do Craft Fairs, and Rock & Mineral shows. Hartford Courant,, "Doris White," 17 June 2018 The site, which produces $475,000 Entegra motor homes, belongs to Thor Industries Inc. Thor buys steel chassis, and Jayco workers build the RV housing. Bob Davis, WSJ, "The Future of America’s Economy Looks a Lot Like Elkhart, Indiana," 6 Apr. 2018 The passerby tried to jump start the motor home, which did not work. Claire Morgan, sacbee, "Man dies after being struck by his own RV on Tyler Island, CHP says," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of motor home

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of motor home was in 1965

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English Language Learners Definition of motor home

: a type of vehicle that people can live and sleep in when they are traveling

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