Definition of showplace
: a place (such as an estate or building) that is regarded as an example of beauty or excellence
Examples of showplace in a Sentence
They have transformed their home into a showplace.
Recent Examples of showplace from the Web
The two of them build a grander, Hollywood Regency-style showplace in Laurel Canyon with parquet floors and 14-foot ceilings, stuffed with mementos from movie sets and the antiques Hankie hoards.
Thus, what used to be the drugstore now is a showplace for such beauties as the extremely rare 1996 Ford Windstar minivan.
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Definition of showplace for English Language Learners
: a beautiful or important place that people enjoy seeing
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