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Definition of 'hearth'

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Noun

  1. an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built; "the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it"; "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it"; "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires"
       Synonyms: fireplace open fireplace
  2. home symbolized as a part of the fireplace; "driven from hearth and home"; "fighting in defense of their firesides"
       Synonyms: fireside
  3. an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room); "they sat on the hearth and warmed themselves before the fire"
       Synonyms: fireside


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