trailer park

noun

: 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 This happened in a trailer park near where the San Jacinto River enters Lake Houston. Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News, 5 May 2024 After the split, Cole’s mother took him and his older brother to live in a trailer park in Spring Lake outside of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Francesca Gariano, Peoplemag, 6 Apr. 2024 Cooper murdered Morgan Connors, 12, on Nov. 25, 2022 at a trailer park in Bensalem Township. Andrea Vacchiano, Fox News, 23 Mar. 2024 Growing up in a Leadville trailer park, Mundo watched his immigrant father treat the injuries and maladies of the largely low-income, uninsured and undocumented population in their community. Elizabeth Hernandez, The Denver Post, 29 Jan. 2024 Sheriff Randy Dodds said the casualties stemmed from a tornado that struck a trailer park near Indian Lake. John Tufts, The Indianapolis Star, 15 Mar. 2024 Sheriff Randy Dodds said the causalities stemmed from a tornado that struck a trailer park near Indian Lake. Chris Sims, The Courier-Journal, 15 Mar. 2024 Talking about disadvantaged communities, trailer parks are typically built in flood zones and regularly get flooded out. Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Feb. 2024 Aside from the Friday morning shooting, the most recent shooting involving Mesa officers occurred on Dec. 15 at a trailer park across the street from the residence, the Garden Spot Mobile Home Park, Myers said. Madeline Nguyen, The Arizona Republic, 16 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trailer park was in 1937

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“Trailer park.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trailer%20park. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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