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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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 Some need complete restoration over two or three years such as the 1953 Fleetwood — the first year the company built travel trailers — purchased from an 84-year-old woman who decided to quit camping. John Goodspeed, San Antonio Express-News, "RV museum chronicles Americans’ love of camping," 12 July 2018 Clark and his wife, Stacy, travel to eight-to-10 NASCAR races a year, pulling their 29-foot Passport travel trailer. Mike Hembree, USA TODAY, "How some NASCAR fans are building friendships by taking life on the road," 18 June 2018 Oregon travel trailers and trucks: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Aug. 5. Janet Eastman, OregonLive.com, "Accelerating style: Streamlined cars, designed to go fast, arrive at Portland Art Museum (photos)," 6 June 2018 The ski area sells tickets out of a travel trailer on a highway pullout. John Nelson, latimes.com, "Beartooth Highway is fearsome fun, whether you're driving it or skiing it," 18 May 2018 The fire, which has 140 firefighters assigned to it, destroyed two homes in the Poquito Valley area, 12 structures, four RV travel trailers and six vehicles. Angel Mendoza, azcentral, "Forestry officials: Viewpoint Fire in Prescott Valley 80 percent contained," 12 May 2018 Someone cut the lock on a driveway gate, hooked up a travel trailer and took off. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Wellington, Royal Palm Beach area crime log: April 22-29," 8 May 2018

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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