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cinema

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cinema

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

: the film industry

: the art or technique of making movies

: a movie theater

Full Definition of CINEMA

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

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