Definition of Hollywood in English:


Syllabification: Hol·ly·wood
Pronunciation: /ˈhälēˌwo͝od
  • 1A district in Los Angeles, the principal center of the US movie industry.
  • 1.1The US movie industry and the lifestyles of the people associated with it: he was never seduced by the glitz and money of Hollywood
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    • Her novel was a worldwide hit and was made into a Hollywood film.
    • His colourful and controversial lifestyle made him sound like a character in a Hollywood film.
    • Between them they portray a host of colourful characters in a small Irish village all wanting to be extras in a Hollywood film.
  • 2A resort city in southeastern Florida, north of Miami, on the Atlantic Ocean; population 141,740 (est. 2008).

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