travel trailer

noun

Definition of travel trailer 

: a trailer drawn especially by an automobile and equipped for use (as while traveling) as a dwelling

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Tiny houses and travel trailers are widely available for rent on Airbnb or through companies like Petite Retreats (the company behind the tiny house village at Mount Hood). Taylor Martin, House Beautiful, "What I Learned About Living In A Tiny House," 7 Nov. 2018 More and more, space-conscious campers are investing in affordable Class Bs and lightweight travel trailers. Megan Barber, Curbed, "RV toilets: Why I’ll never have a bathroom in my camper," 1 Nov. 2018 That’s because each year the world’s biggest and most innovative camper manufacturers descend on Düsseldorf, Germany, to show the latest and greatest in vans, RVs, travel trailers, and more. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Aluminum camper trailer features a convertible roof for star gazing," 13 Aug. 2018 Other than a few potatoes and a box of rice, there was little food in the compound, which Hogrefe said consisted of a small travel trailer buried in the ground and covered by plastic with no water, plumbing and electricity. Mary Hudetz, The Seattle Times, "Kids found in rags in New Mexico amid tale of guns, exorcism," 6 Aug. 2018 Other than a few potatoes and a box of rice, there was little food in the compound, which Hogrefe said consisted of a small travel trailer buried in the ground and covered by plastic with no water, plumbing and electricity. Fox News, "Moms of 11 children found at New Mexico compound arrested," 6 Aug. 2018 Absolutely not' Pause 1:45 Church family grieves death of associate minister Tanisha Harris; husband arrested 1:45 Hip, cool, travel trailer? Matt Campbell, kansascity, "Dolly Parton show in Branson to drop “Dixie" from title | The Kansas City Star," 10 Jan. 2018 The first brand of travel trailer Traveland sold was a small teardrop with a kitchen below a hatch in the rear made by the now-defunct Kit Manufacturing. John Goodspeed, San Antonio Express-News, "RV museum chronicles Americans’ love of camping," 12 July 2018 Their reserved spot at Talladega, among hundreds of RVs and travel trailers parked outside the track, is on Richard Petty Lane. Mike Hembree, USA TODAY, "How some NASCAR fans are building friendships by taking life on the road," 18 June 2018

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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