film·​land ˈfilm-ˌland How to pronounce filmland (audio)

Examples of filmland in a Sentence

a master director who is one of the most revered figures of filmland
Recent Examples on the Web Assayas employs the standard tropes of vampiric lore — endless nights, sleepy days, doomed relationships that can only last so long — to poignantly parallel the lives of those bloodsucking monsters of filmland with the lives of those who inhabit them on screen. Declan Gallagher,, 27 Aug. 2022 This year, filmland ushered in a new Scream Queen: Jenna Ortega. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 28 Dec. 2022 As an event in filmland the first unfolding of ‘The King of Kings’ on the screen took precedence even over the opening of a theater that in itself is a revelation of art and beauty. Laura Blasey, Los Angeles Times, 20 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of filmland was in 1913

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“Filmland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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