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Noun: open fireplace
  1. An open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
    "the open fireplace was so large you could walk inside it";
    - fireplace, hearth

Derived forms: open fireplaces

Type of: niche, recess

Part of: chimney