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Bollywood Syllabification: Bol·ly·wood
Pronunciation: /ˈbälēˌwo͝od/

Definition of Bollywood in English:


The Indian movie industry, based in Mumbai (Bombay).
Example sentences
  • With his brilliant performance, he may find a permanent base in Bollywood after this film.
  • Did you dub it in Hindi with an intention of getting into blockbuster films in Bollywood?
  • The reason Bollywood films have such universal appeal is because they're squeaky-clean.


1970s: blend of Bombay and Hollywood.

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