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Beverly Hills

a city in SW California, near Los Angeles.
a town in SE Michigan. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Lives in a quiet catacomb called Beverly Hills, the first cemetery I've ever seen with street lamps.

  • "Its lethal effect on plantlife is instantaneous," agreed a former Beverly Hills resident.

  • Lontaine's here, and we've planned a little surprise, dinner at my place out in Beverly Hills, just the four of us.

    Linda Lee, Incorporated Louis Joseph Vance
  • Somewhere at a distance a sentimental orchestra was playing, possibly at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

    Linda Lee, Incorporated Louis Joseph Vance
  • That was the evening the Captain took a lady from Beverly Hills, to the first mate's cabin—remember?

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British Dictionary definitions for Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills

a town in SW California, near Los Angeles: famous as the home of film stars. Pop: 34 941 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Beverly Hills

city in southern California, U.S., named 1911, earlier Beverly (1907), named for Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, summer home of U.S. President Taft, which ultimately is named for the Yorkshire town Beverly, which means, in Old English, "beaver lodge."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Beverly Hills in Culture

Beverly Hills definition

City surrounded by Los Angeles, California.

Note: Home of many Hollywood actors and actresses.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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