Tinseltown

noun
Tin·​sel·​town | \ ˈtin(t)-səl-ˌtau̇n also ˈtin-zəl- How to pronounce Tinseltown (audio) \

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: hollywood seduced by Tinseltown

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1978, in the meaning defined above

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Tinseltown

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Tinseltown

informal used as a name for Hollywood, California often used before another noun

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