Meaning of “fireplace” in the English Dictionary

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"fireplace" in British English

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fireplacenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfaɪə.pleɪs/ us /ˈfaɪr.pleɪs/

C2 a space in the wall of a room for a fire to burn in, or the decorated part that surrounds this space:

She swept the ashes from the fireplace.

(Definition of “fireplace” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fireplace" in American English

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fireplacenoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɑɪər·pleɪs/

a space in the wall of a room for a fire to burn in, or the decorated part that surrounds this space:

We usually stack some wood next to the fireplace.

(Definition of “fireplace” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)