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showplace

[shoh-pleys] /ˈʃoʊˌpleɪs/
noun
1.
an estate, mansion, or the like, usually open to the public, renowned for its beauty, excellent design and workmanship, historical interest, etc.
2.
any house, building, office, etc., that is beautifully furnished and is considered of flawless taste:
His home was a showplace.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; show + place
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British Dictionary definitions for show-place

showplace

/ˈʃəʊˌpleɪs/
noun
1.
a place exhibited or visited for its beauty, historic interest, etc
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Word Origin and History for show-place
n.

one much-visited for beauty or fineness, 1794, from show (v.) + place (n.).

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