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Katrina cottage

Katrina cottage
 n.— «Earlier this year, the group’s board of directors decided to build what are commonly called “Katrina Cottages” to house the visiting artists. The small wooden homes were originally designed to be alternatives to the trailers provided by the federal government in the wake of massive Hurricane Katrina, which pounded the Gulf Coast in August 2005. The design has since become popular for vacation homes and as affordable housing in some parts of the country.» —“Artist’s retreat moves forward on rebuilding” by John Hunneman North County Times – Californian (Escondido, California) Nov. 16, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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