from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An area in which parking space for house trailers is rented, usually providing utilities and services. Also called trailer camp.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An area containing mobile homes for rent or places to station them if owned; normally providing utilities and services

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An area equipped to accommodate trailers{2}, often with outlets supplying electrical power and water. Called also trailer camp, trailer court.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a camp where space for house trailers can be rented; utilities are generally provided


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  • It referred to his hand-to-mouth existence as a child, when he and his mother and three younger sisters had moved from trailer park to rented room to apartment to rented house with numbing frequency, depending on whether they had managed to scrape together the money to pay that month’s rent.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • One of our hillbilly trailer park neighbors provided Roseanne with some great grist for the Connor mill, with her backwoods Kentucky accent, lanky protofeminine swagger, and the chutzpah to praise her four-year-old daughter’s hot-dog-eating abilities.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Planning a vacation in southern France, wed come across an advertisement for a chalet with an ocean view and rented itand found, upon arrival, that the chalet was in a trailer park with a scum-covered swimming pool, a broken tennis-court net, and a system for heating hot water that required an engineering degree to understand.

    The Italian Summer


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