Translation of mantelpiece in Spanish:

mantelpiece

Pronunciation: /ˈmæntlpiːs/
Pronunciation: /ˈmæntl/
mantel

n

  • 1.1 (shelf) repisa (feminine) de la chimenea
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    • The mantelpiece above the fireplace was mahogany, and a ruby figurine of a dancing girl stood at one end, the amethyst twin at the other.
    • Family mementos and photographs were carefully spaced along the mantelpiece above a gas fireplace.
    • The exhibition will see tables, fireplaces and mantelpieces overflow with more than 40 arrangements inspired by original horticultural designs.
    1.2 (fireplace) chimenea (feminine)
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    • The drawing room overlooks the front garden and features an original fireplace with a marble mantlepiece and cast iron inset.
    • The attic space in each house is illuminated by three fitted Velux windows and there are limestone fireplaces and marble mantelpieces throughout.
    • Olivia leans against the marble mantelpiece, above which once hung a huge painting of herself.

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