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A free-standing clay fireplace or oven which consists of a hollow bulbous body tapering to a short chimney-like smoke vent.
- ‘These resemble fire-pits or fireplaces crossed with chimeneas.’
- ‘‘Hey there, Smokin’ Joe Louis,’ she'd say when he came up to the register to help customers to their cars with chimeneas or ornamental bird baths.’
- ‘In smaller gardens, consider self-contained fire pits or a chimenea.’
- ‘The kitchen was arranged around an open-hearthed fireplace (chimenea).’
1990s: Spanish, chimney.
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