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Hollywood

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noun Hol·ly·wood \ˈhä-lē-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of Hollywood

  1. :  the American motion-picture industry

Hollywoodish

play \ˈhä-lē-ˌwu̇-dish\ adjective

Examples of hollywood in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of hollywood

Hollywood, district of Los Angeles, California


First Known Use: 1923


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Hollywood

adjective Hol·ly·wood

Definition of Hollywood

  1. 1 :  of or characteristic of people in the American motion-picture industry the Hollywood lifestyle

  2. 2 :  of or characteristic of a Hollywood film a story with a Hollywood happy ending

1928

First Known Use of hollywood

1928


Hollywood

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

Definition of Hollywood

  1. 1 section of Los Angeles, California northwest of the downtown district — see also 1hollywoodian Hollywood is a major center of the U.S. motion-picture and television industries.

  2. 2 city in southeastern Florida north of Miami population 140,768


HOLLYWOOD Defined for English Language Learners

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Hollywood

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noun Hol·ly·wood \ˈhä-lē-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of Hollywood for English Language Learners

  • : the American movie industry


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Hollywood

adjective Hol·ly·wood

Definition of Hollywood for English Language Learners

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

  • : relating to or typical of a movie made in Hollywood



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