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show house

or showhouse

theater (def 1).
Origin of show house
First recorded in 1520-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His house at Highsam is a show house, only they dont show it.

    The Celebrity at Home Violet Hunt
  • New York is running the big gambling house and show house for the country.

    Abroad at Home

    Julian Street
British Dictionary definitions for show house

show house

a house on a new estate that is decorated and furnished for prospective buyers to view
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Contemporary definitions for show house
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