What does Hollywood mean?

Definitions for Hollywood
ˈhɒl iˌwʊdhol·ly·wood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hollywoodnoun

    the film industry of the United States

  2. Hollywoodnoun

    a flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry

    "some people in publishing think of theirs as a glamorous medium so they copy the glitter of Hollywood"

  3. Hollywoodadjective

    a district of Los Angeles long associated with the American film industry

  4. Hollywoodadjective

    of or relating to the film industry in the United States

    "a Hollywood actor"

  5. Hollywoodadjective

    flashy and vulgar

    "young white women dressed Hollywood style"; "Hollywood philandering"

Wiktionary

  1. Hollywoodnoun

    An area of Los Angeles, known as the center of the American motion picture industry.

  2. Hollywoodnoun

    The American motion picture industry, regardless of location.

Wikipedia

  1. Hollywood

    Hollywood is a song by Australian folk duo Angus & Julia Stone. It was released in November 2008 as the fourth and final single from their debut studio album A Book Like This. It features "Hollywood" and three re-recorded songs from that album. "All the Colours" and "Johnny and June" are new versions of "Wasted" and "Hollywood", respectively, with Angus singing. "Lonely Hands" is Julia's version "Just a Boy". All three re-done versions appear on 'Red Berries', the 2010 bonus disc for Down the Way.

ChatGPT

  1. hollywood

    Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, California, United States, which is famous for being the home of the U.S. film industry, including several of its historic studios. Its name also represents the American film and television industry collectively, including its history, institutions, and cultural impact. However, in a broader context, "Hollywood" may also refer to the style of films and television produced there, characterized by high production values, widespread marketing, and often a focus on spectacle and mass appeal.

Wikidata

  1. Hollywood

    Hollywood is a highly diverse, densely populated, mostly immigrant, low-income residential neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California, as well as a commercial area and a name used to represent the motion picture industry of the United States. Hollywood was a small community in 1870 and was incorporated as a municipality in 1903. It merged with the city of Los Angeles in 1910, and soon thereafter a motion picture industry began to emerge, eventually becoming dominant in the world. Buildings, roadways and a public transportation system have transformed the neighborhood. Hollywood has two high schools and a score of other schools and well as a host of tourist attractions.

Editors Contribution

  1. Hollywood

    holly = tree aka holly tree wood = part of holly tree Magicians wands are made from holly tree.

    Look for a holly tree near xmas time to get holly berries and leaves for a wreath and limbs to make a holly (holy0? wood (wand). Magic, occult, satanists and whatever else you you can research.


    Submitted by anonymous on July 24, 2019  

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  1. hollywood

    Song lyrics by hollywood -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by hollywood on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HOLLYWOOD

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hollywood is ranked #29117 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hollywood surname appeared 814 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Hollywood.

    82% or 668 total occurrences were White.
    13.1% or 107 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 20 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.4% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.8% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hollywood in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hollywood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Hollywood in a Sentence

  1. Bradley Cooper:

    I thought would be a cool thing to do, maybe one night, would be like a live reading of the script and sing all the songs as we read the script, like at the Hollywood Bowl or something.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    If our elections began in large states, if they began in large states like California or New York or my home state of Texas, they would all be decided by slick Hollywood TV ads, it would just be whoever spends the most money.

  3. James Logan:

    As I turned on Hollywood Boulevard I looked up and there was the guy. I just knew it was him.

  4. Lena Dunham:

    It’s just so crazy because I spent six years of my career being called things like ‘bag of milk’… ‘baby cow,’ ‘aging cow.’ But when she recently lost weight, some people also turned against her. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Then I had this experience of my body changing and suddenly I had all these people being like, 'you're a hypocrite, I thought you were body positive. I thought you were a person who embraced bodies of all sizes,' and I'm like ‘I do, I just also understand that bodies change, we live a long time, things happen.’ Dunham told DeGeneres she the comments irked her. I was frustrated by it because it really was evidence that as a woman in Hollywood, you just can't win.

  5. Joseph Strickland:

    I know there is a distinction between Black filmmakers and White filmmakers by Hollywood and by America as a whole. Black filmmakers have different obstacles, different markets, different expectations, different industry standards in expectations.

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