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Tinseltown

[ tin-suhl-toun ]
/ ˈtɪn səlˌtaʊn /
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noun Informal.
Hollywood, California, as a center of the movie industry.
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Tinseltown
/ (ˈtɪnsəlˌtaʊn) /

noun
an informal name for Hollywood

Word Origin for Tinseltown

C20: from the insubstantial glitter of the film world
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