movieland

[ moo-vee-land ]
/ ˈmu viˌlænd /

noun

a place where many motion pictures are made, especially Hollywood, California.
the motion-picture industry, especially considered as including the people who work in it, their attitudes, way of life, etc.: Movieland has yet to produce low-budget films that are consistently good.

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Origin of movieland

First recorded in 1910–15; movie + land
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