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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National City police Officers Dan Duran and Steven Anderson, who are part of the Homeless Outreach Team, reach out to a woman in a motor home in a parking lot at Pepper Park on Aug. 30, 2019 in National City. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Homeless outreach team hits the streets in National City," 4 Sep. 2019 Neighbors say Rodolfo Montoya, 37, lived in this motor home in an alley along Jacquelyn Lane in Huntington Beach. Priscella Vega, Los Angeles Times, "Cook accused of threatening mass shooting at Long Beach hotel pleads not guilty," 23 Aug. 2019 Elk Prairie Campground: Located near park headquarters; 60 campsites for tents or RVs (24-foot maximum trailer, 27-foot maximum motor home), $35 per night. Tom Stienstra,, "As crowds diminish, Prairie Creek Redwoods stands tall," 21 Aug. 2019 His children were found unharmed inside the motor home and were reunited with their mother. Melissa Etehad,, "Suspect in motor home chase shaved his beard before attempting to flee on a train, authorities say," 4 May 2018 Detectives sent out a statewide call to be on the look-out for two vehicles — a 2014 white Ford Explorer and a 2000 white-and-red Tioga motor home that Inocencio could be driving or riding in. Rick Hurd, The Mercury News, "Livermore man fatally shot after feud identified," 8 Aug. 2019 Jurickson Profar, who walked to open the inning, motored home from first with the game’s first run. Steve Kroner,, "Matt Olson’s HR in 10th gives A’s win over Brewers," 31 July 2019 Prosecutors argued that the space was a death trap crammed with motor homes, antiques and artwork, and rooms were partitioned with flammable materials like tapestries, pianos and old windows. Megan Cassidy,, "Ghost Ship trial: Testimony wraps up with defendant contradicting officer," 16 July 2019 As Bonnie and her parents take a motor home vacation in bucolic Grand Basin, Forky turns into the unknowing facilitator of the Woody/Bo reconnection. Kenneth Turan,, "Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ grows up but still keeps the joy of toys," 13 June 2019

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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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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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