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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Not long after the woman spoke with authorities, Los Angeles police spotted the motor home and attempted to pull it over. Melissa Etehad,, "Suspect in motor home chase shaved his beard before attempting to flee on a train, authorities say," 4 May 2018 Ford, Mercedes-Benz and Ram also have this style of work van, and some motor homes are based on the Mercedes-Sprinter. Mark Maynard,, "Nissan NV 3500 High Roof: The sky is the limit," 1 June 2018 His 3-year-old son eventually emerged from the motor home unharmed, and police soon found an 11-year-old girl inside the vehicle. James Queally,, "Suspect in wild motor home pursuit is arrested in Barstow, police say," 4 May 2018 Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort is one of just 23 R.V. parks that exclusively admit Class A motor homes, according to the National Association of R.V. Parks and Campgrounds. Steve Friess, New York Times, "A Gated Community for a Home on Wheels," 28 June 2018 When the couple and their three dogs rolled a 41-foot Monaco Knight motor home into the Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort, it was supposed to be a temporary stay while their dream house was completed. Steve Friess, New York Times, "A Gated Community for a Home on Wheels," 28 June 2018 Cal Fire San Diego officials tweeted just before 5 a.m. Footage from the scene showed the motor home was destroyed, with only its frame left standing after flames tore through the rest of it and destroyed the tall overhang it was parked under. City News Service,, "Flames destroy motor home, garage in Ramona," 15 May 2018 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

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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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