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
As mayor, one of his greatest accomplishments was aggressively pursuing federal funds and selling President Lyndon Johnson on the idea to make Detroit a showplace for his Great Society programs.
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.
In theory, Aleppo was an embattled showplace for the Syrian revolution’s aspirations.
ZOAR, Ohio - For a history lesson outside the classroom, head to Zoar, the historic village 75 miles south of Cleveland that was a showplace for communal living two centuries ago.
William B. Daniels, half of Daniels & Fisher, lived in showplace at 1422 Curtis Street.
Constructed largely by slave laborers in seven sections, the elegant home known as Gaineswood was the showplace of a thriving cotton plantation by the time of the Civil War.
William B. Daniels, half of Daniels & Fisher, lived in a showplace at 1422 Curtis.
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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