trailer park


Definition of trailer park

: an area equipped to accommodate mobile homes

called also trailer camp, trailer court

Examples of trailer park in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Banks' beginnings trace to a trailer park in Columbia City, Indiana, near Fort Wayne. Brian Slodysko, Star Tribune, 30 June 2021 None of the charges filed against LeDoux relate to ballots cast from the trailer park. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, 11 June 2021 The vintage trailer park in Bisbee offers beautifully restored aluminum trailers for overnight accommodations, as well as a Chris-Craft yacht and a Tiki Bus complete with handcarved outrigger bar. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 12 May 2021 While you’re surrounded by nature outside of AutoCamp, you’re not surrounded by nature in the trailer park itself., 5 May 2021 Shortly after the Shed started getting serious, my family moved out of the trailer park and into a different part of Ravensdale. Rolling Stone, 11 Apr. 2021 The trailer park residents relish being hidden away from the bustle of the capital city to live their quiet lives. Washington Post, 28 Feb. 2021 On the morning he was scheduled to get his first shot of coronavirus vaccine, Mike Jellesed woke in a fury and wheeled his pickup out of his trailer park, headed for the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in town. Author: Lisa Rein, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Apr. 2021 Instead, Crowley Capital representatives said tenants are being forced to evacuate the trailer park because of a faulty septic tank that could endanger the health of the Snake River. Washington Post, 30 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of trailer park

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trailer park was in 1937

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2 Jul 2021

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“Trailer park.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of trailer park

chiefly US : a large piece of land where trailers (sense 2a) can be parked and connected to electricity and water supplies


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