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cinema

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noun cin·e·ma \ˈsi-nə-mə, British also -ˌmä\

Simple Definition of cinema

  • : the film industry

  • : the art or technique of making movies

  • : a movie theater

Full Definition of cinema

  1. 1 a :  motion picture —usually used attributively b :  a motion-picture theater

  2. 2 a :  movies; especially :  the film industry b :  the art or technique of making motion pictures

Examples of cinema

  1. a student of French cinema

  2. We drove by the cinema to see what was playing.



Origin of cinema

short for cinematograph


First Known Use: 1909



CINEMA Defined for Kids

cinema

play
noun cin·e·ma \ˈsi-nə-mə\

Definition of cinema

  1. 1 :  a movie theater <What's playing at the cinema?>

  2. 2 :  the movie industry <She had a long career in the cinema.>





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