Bollywood

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noun Bol·ly·wood \ˈbä-lē-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of Bollywood

  1. :  the motion-picture industry in India

Origin and Etymology of bollywood

Bombay (Mumbai), traditional center of the Indian film industry + Hollywood


First Known Use: 1969


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