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fireplace


fire·place  (frpls)
n.
1. An open recess for holding a fire at the base of a chimney; a hearth.
2. A structure, usually of stone or brick, for holding an outdoor fire.


fireplace  /farples/  n. a space built into the wall of a building, made of brick or stone, in which fires are set, (syn.) hearth: Our family sits around the fireplace on cold winter nights. fireplace

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