trailer park


Definition of trailer park 

: an area equipped to accommodate mobile homes

called also trailer camp, trailer court

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Related stories from Fort Worth Star Telegram Here's a new Arlington hangout: burgers, craft beers at Tipsy Oak An Airstream trailer parks in Burleson — and serves good food What's that barbecue place with the view of the lake? Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "They were the best fajitas years ago. Now they're back, along with Saturday brunch | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 13 May 2018 Chief Deputy Michael Dunn said that the slabs were strapped to the inside wall of a trailer parked in the loading dock of the XPO warehouse, the Journal reported. Mckenna Moore, Fortune, "OSHA Investigating After 2 Workers Crushed to Death at Logistics Company," 26 June 2018 The train derailed Sunday evening near a trailer park in Princeton, about 150 miles southwest of Indianapolis, police said. Washington Post, "National Digest: DEA’s acting head announces his retirement," 19 June 2018 Approximately 2,100 of the state's water systems serve fewer than 500 residents; many of the utilities serve fewer than 75 customers in a single trailer park, school or a subdivision. Dale Kasler, Phillip Reese And Ryan Sabalow, sacbee, "360,000 Californians have unsafe drinking water. Are you one of them?," 1 June 2018 Nebergall claims that the woman is lying about the entire July 21, 2016 encounter outside her trailer park home. Marc Freeman,, "Deputy wants mistrial in his sexual assault case," 11 July 2018 Two more were still living in the trailer park under the care of undocumented relatives, trying to avoid being seen. Eli Saslow, Anchorage Daily News, "Raids are separating families in the heartland," 1 July 2018 Two more were still living in the trailer park under the care of undocumented relatives, trying to avoid being seen. Eli Saslow,, "ICE raids are separating families in America's heartland," 1 July 2018 Officers arrested Murillo at a trailer park about two miles away. Uriel J. Garcia, azcentral, "'We'll see you in heaven': Community gathers for funeral of slain Nogales officer," 5 May 2018

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First Known Use of trailer park

1937, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of trailer park

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

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