fireside fireside  /ˈfaɪ ər ˌsaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room)
  2. (n) home symbolized as a part of the fireplace

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Roosevelt purposely limited his fireside talks to an average of two or three a year, in contrast to the modern presidential practice of weekly radio addresses.
  2. But in those days, even though he was poor, he knew someone special: from listening to the fireside chats on the radio, he knew Franklin Roosevelt.
  3. Contrary to popular belief, Dickerson points out, FDR gave only 30 fireside chats in his Presidency.

News

  1. Iconic restaurant has new owner with high hopes

    Hisega's Fireside Inn has reopened with new management.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KOTA Rapid City

  2. Richfield Business Owner Says City Fire Code Will Cost Him

    There's a hidden cost in Fireside Pizza's potential renovation project... a cost hidden below Penn Avenue. _
    on June 21, 2013     Source: 5 Eyewitness News St. Paul

  3. Two killed in reported murder-suicide

    The residents of Fireside Court and Maple Avenue South, including surrounding streets not far from Joel Blvd. in Lehigh Acres, are still reeling from the news of the deaths of two people in a home at 216 Fireside Court on Monday night, June 12.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Lehigh Acres Citizen

Quotes

  1. "I'm lucky to have been given the opportunity to come back and prove that I wasn't a spent force," Strauss said. "When you are sitting by the fireside after you retire, days like these, when you score a 100 in the fourth innings to help your...
    on May 26, 2008 By: Andrew Strauss Source: TVNZ

  2. "Fireside is in good form and is ready to run," said trainer Peter Chapple-Hyam.
    on May 2, 2008 By: Peter Chapple-Hyam Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "I don't know why the Labor Party wants to sit down instead of stand up," Mr Debnam told reporters. "I think it really should be a stand-up debate, after all this is meant to be a debate not a fireside chat."
    on Jan 6, 2007 By: Peter Debnam Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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