- an estate, mansion, or the like, usually open to the public, renowned for its beauty, excellent design and workmanship, historical interest, etc.
- any house, building, office, etc., that is beautifully furnished and is considered of flawless taste: His home was a showplace.
Origin of showplace
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- a place exhibited or visited for its beauty, historic interest, etc
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