Definition of Showplace

1. Noun. A place that is frequently exhibited and visited for its historical interest or natural beauty.

Generic synonyms: Place, Spot, Topographic Point



Definition of Showplace

1. Noun. A building or estate shown for its beauty or noteworthiness. ¹

2. Noun. A location kept for display only. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Showplace

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Showplace

showlike
showman
showmance
showmances
showmanly
showmanship
showmanships
showmen
shown
showoff
showoffs
showperson
showpersons
showpiece
showpieces
showplace (current term)
showplaces
showplan
showplans
showreel
showreels
showring
showrings
showroom
showrooming
showrooms
showrun
showrunner
showrunners
shows

Literary usage of Showplace

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1. Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen (2006)
"... $5) is a red-roofed Queen Anne-style Victorian showplace restored as an elegantly furnished museum of Astoria's first millionaire, Columbia River pilot ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... long a famous showplace of New York, but waning pul'lic interest resulted in its closing its doors in l')l5. Oilier noted exhibits of the sort are those ..."

3. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1916)
"During the eighteenth century the western house was a popular showplace and the Harts derived a substantial emolument from the visits of admirers of ..."

4. The Bookman (1890)
"... the Boston Public Library that it has become a showplace overrun by tourists and art amateurs, to the serious detriment of readers and investigators. ..."

5. The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV., King by Charles Greville (1899)
"I went to Burleigh on December 23 ; there was no one there but Irby. The house disappointed me very much, but it is a very fine showplace. ..."

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