from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A district of Los Angeles, California. Consolidated with Los Angeles in 1910, it has long been a film and entertainment center.
- A city of southeast Florida on the Atlantic Ocean north of Miami Beach. It is a resort and retirement community with varied light industries. Population: 146,000.
- n. The U.S. film industry.
- n. A flashy, vulgar atmosphere or tone, held to be associated with the U.S. film industry.
- adj. Of or relating to the U.S. film industry: a Hollywood movie; a Hollywood producer.
- adj. Flashy and vulgar: their clothes were pure Hollywood.
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- proper n. An area of Los Angeles, known as the center of the American motion picture industry.
- proper n. The American motion picture industry, regardless of location.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to the film industry in the United States
- n. the film industry of the United States
- adj. flashy and vulgar
- n. a district of Los Angeles long associated with the American film industry
- n. a flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry
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