trailer park


Definition of trailer park 

: an area equipped to accommodate mobile homes

called also trailer camp, trailer court

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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 In a statement, Sheriff Randy Smith said an internal investigation has cleared the five deputies of any wrongdoing in their handling of Army veteran Chris Cambre, 47, at his camper at Messer's trailer park. Robert Rhoden,, "FBI asked to review deputies' tasing, beating of Pearl River veteran," 30 Mar. 2018 Guantánamo can strike visitors as a small slice of Americana, with its trailer parks and tract housing, a hilltop church, McDonald’s, cinemas and schools. Carol Rosenberg, miamiherald, "Guantánamo is going green," 12 Dec. 2011 The Pentagon has built a tent city and trailer park at Camp Justice, the court compound, and has negotiated with the Navy base to set aside guest quarters for the judge, his staff, some attorneys and 9/11 families who attend each hearing. Carol Rosenberg, miamiherald, "Army judge not planning for 9/11 trial at Guantánamo in 2019," 13 June 2018

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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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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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