motor home

noun

Definition of motor home

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

Examples of motor home in a Sentence

they lived out of their motor home until they found a suitable house
Recent Examples on the Web In 2020, when gas was cheap, Jones and his wife rented a motor home and drove across the western states. Kayla Dwyer, The Indianapolis Star, 23 June 2022 The motor home idea was written into the later versions of the script. Karen Garciastaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 25 May 2022 Blinston was arrested in June 2020 after police located him at a motor home in Butte county, the DA said. Landon Mion, Fox News, 21 May 2022 For the past three years, the couple has lived with their two dogs in a 2002 Fleetwood Expedition motor home. Tami Luhby, CNN, 18 Mar. 2022 Ludwig traveled the country with his wife in a motor home and celebrated family milestones before dying early last year of COVID-19 complications. Laura Ungar, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Feb. 2022 Stephen Brennan parked his motor home beneath an Interstate 80 overpass near Redwood Road on the evening of Dec. 28. Paighten Harkins, The Salt Lake Tribune, 14 Mar. 2022 An enormous, rickety white motor home was stranded in the grass at the front. Colin Barrett, The New Yorker, 6 Dec. 2021 To reintroduce the bald to southern climates, researchers drove a motor home straight from Florida to Oklahoma with incubators balanced on their laps, turning the eggs every three hours. Nathaniel Rich, The Atlantic, 15 Feb. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

4 Jul 2022

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“Motor home.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motor%20home. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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