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Hollywood

[ hol-ee-wood ]
/ ˈhɒl iˌwʊd /
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noun
the NW part of Los Angeles, Calif.: center of the American motion-picture industry.
a city in SE Florida, near Miami: seaside resort.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Hollywood

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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Cultural definitions for Hollywood

Hollywood

District of Los Angeles.

notes for Hollywood

Center of the American film industry.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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