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Hollywood Line breaks: Holly|wood
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒlɪwʊd/

Definition of Hollywood in English:

1.1The American film industry and the lifestyles of the people associated with it: he was never seduced by the glitz and money of Hollywood
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with Hollywood

Littlewood • giltwood

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