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  • n. Plural form of showplace.


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  • Such a criticism cannot be leveled at the Annenberg Space for Photography -- one of Los Angeles' newest artistic showplaces.

    Steven Crandell: At the Intersection of Annenberg & Kasmauski -- Photography, Nonprofits and Connection

  • Evidence of Community Pride – Successful communities are often showplaces of care, attention, history, and heritage.

    2010 February : THE RURBAN FRINGE

  • From the first, a leading university professor said, This place will be one of the showplaces of the city.

    Funny, You Don't Look 100!

  • At the federal level, programs like Energy Star are helping turn departments of stores like Sears, Costco, and Kmart into energy efficiency showplaces - a modern World's Fair in each local mall.

    Dan Worth: SeeinGREEN

  • Still, a glossy new SFMoMA will make the funkier showplaces look even more, well, alternative.

    New Museum By The Bay

  • From the website: The Colorado Plateau is one of the world's great showplaces of sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rock.

    New Book: Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau

  • The ubiquity of trash, plastic bags, garbage, debris, and refuse of all kinds in Mexico takes North Americans back a generation or two when our own streets and lanes looked more like Tobacco Road than the sterile showplaces that are the norm today.

    Getting Used To Things In Mexico

  • Acceptance at avant-garde showplaces like Darmstadt came to require a degree of conformity in its way as oppressive and condescending as the court of Salzburg in Mozart's day.

    The 'Mash of Myriad Sounds'

  • These homeowners regard their plots as edible showplaces, where they take guests on tours of manicured beds of baby bok choy and Japonica maize the way others show off their koi ponds and rose bushes.

    The Vegetable Patch Goes Luxe

  • Europe's luxury auto makers are building architecturally significant showplaces to market the status, history and style of their brand.

    On Stage at BMW World


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