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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bollywoodnoun

    the film industry of India

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  1. Bollywoodnoun

    The Indian film industry located in Mumbai.

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  1. Bollywood

    Bollywood is the informal term popularly used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The term is often incorrectly used to refer to the whole of Indian cinema; however, it is only a part of the total Indian film industry, which includes other production centres producing films in multiple languages. Bollywood is the largest film producer in India and one of the largest centres of film production in the world. Bollywood is formally referred to as Hindi cinema. There has been a growing presence of Indian English in dialogue and songs as well. It is common to see films that feature dialogue with English words, phrases, or even whole sentences.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bollywood in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bollywood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Bollywood in a Sentence

  1. Gitesh Pandya:

    This could be huge for the years ahead, not only for Priyanka but for other stars out of Bollywood, because Hollywood does have a copycat mentality, so when something works, competitors want to do the same thing.

  2. Lakshheish M Patel:

    People had seen how CHIT FUND turned out to be a scam and fraud and how the same was promoted by greedy bollywood celebrities and cricketers for money purpose. Now the same CHIT FUND seems to have taken a new avtaar of MUTUAL FUND n SIP

  3. Ayesha Malik:

    You are a UNICEF ambassador for peace and you're encouraging nuclear war against Pakistan. There's no winner in Jai Hind #IndianArmedForces, as a Pakistani, millions of people like me have supported you in your business of Bollywood and you wanted nuclear war.

  4. Defense James Mattis:

    South China is South China, South China's standing watch and intimately engaged with over half of the earth's surface and South China diverse populations, from Hollywood, to Bollywood, from polar bears to penguins.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    If a person could get the work on the basis of own talent only,then the people who can't speak Hindi accent properly would not have got the lead role in the Bollywood movies.

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