Hollywood

[ hol-ee-woo d ]
/ ˈhɒl iˌwʊd /

noun

the NW part of Los Angeles, Calif.: center of the American motion-picture industry.
a city in SE Florida, near Miami: seaside resort.

Related forms

Hol·ly·wood·ite, Hol·ly·wood·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hollywood

Hollywood

/ (ˈhɒlɪˌwʊd) /

noun

a NW suburb of Los Angeles, California: centre of the American film industry. Pop: 167 664 (2000)
  1. the American film industry
  2. (as modifier)a Hollywood star

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Culture definitions for hollywood

Hollywood

District of Los Angeles.


Note

Center of the American film industry.
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