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Noun: fireplace  'fI(-u)r,pleys
  1. 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"; "the open fireplace was so large you could walk inside it";
    - hearth, open fireplace

Derived forms: fireplaces

Type of: niche, recess

Part of: chimney

Encyclopedia: Fireplace, New York