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1Hollywood

noun Hol·ly·wood \ˈhä-lē-ˌwd\

: the American movie industry

Full Definition of HOLLYWOOD

:  the American motion-picture industry
Hol·ly·wood·ish \-ˌw-dish\ adjective

Examples of HOLLYWOOD

  1. an actor who has had a long career in Hollywood

Origin of HOLLYWOOD

Hollywood, district of Los Angeles, California
First Known Use: 1923

2Hollywood

adjective

: relating to or characteristic of people in the American movie industry

: relating to or typical of a movie made in Hollywood

Full Definition of HOLLYWOOD

1
:  of or characteristic of people in the American motion-picture industry <the Hollywood lifestyle>
2
:  of or characteristic of a Hollywood film <a story with a Hollywood happy ending>

First Known Use of HOLLYWOOD

1928

Hollywood

geographical name Hol·ly·wood \ˈhä-lē-ˌwd\

Definition of HOLLYWOOD

1
section of Los Angeles, California NW of the downtown district
2
city SE Florida N of Miami pop 140,768

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