Definition of Bollywood in English:

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Bollywood

Pronunciation: /ˈbɒlɪwʊd/

noun

A name for the Indian popular film industry, based in Mumbai (Bombay): the greatest sensation ever to come out of Bollywood [as modifier]: a Bollywood potboiler
More 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.

Origin

1970s: blend of Bombay and Hollywood.

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