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fireplace (n.)

also fire-place, c. 1700, from fire (n.) + place (n.).

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Definitions of fireplace

fireplace (n.)
an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built;
the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it
Synonyms: hearth / open fireplace
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