mantelpiece Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"mantelpiece" in British English

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mantelpiecenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmæn.təl.piːs/  us   /-t̬əl-/ (US also mantel)
a ​shelf above a fireplace, usually ​part of a ​frame that ​surrounds the fireplace: She has ​photographs of all her ​grandchildren on the mantelpiece.
(Definition of mantelpiece from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mantelpiecenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæn·təlˌpis/ (short form mantel,  /ˈmæn·təl/ )
a ​shelf above a ​fireplace, usually ​part of a ​frame that ​surrounds the ​fireplace
(Definition of mantelpiece from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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