Meaning of fireplace

fire•place

Pronunciation: (fīr'plās"), [key]
— n.
  1. the part of a chimney that opens into a room and in which fuel is burned; hearth.
  2. any open structure, usually of masonry, for keeping a fire, as at a campsite.
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