What does Hollywood mean?

Definitions for Hollywood
ˈhɒl iˌwʊdHol·ly·wood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hollywood(noun)

    the film industry of the United States

  2. Hollywood(noun)

    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. Hollywood(adj)

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

  4. Hollywood(adj)

    of or relating to the film industry in the United States

    "a Hollywood actor"

  5. Hollywood(adj)

    flashy and vulgar

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

Wiktionary

  1. Hollywood(ProperNoun)

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

  2. Hollywood(ProperNoun)

    The American motion picture industry, regardless of location.

Freebase

  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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How to say Hollywood in sign language?

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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. Joe Shammas:

    Congressman Cardenas needs to face and address these in a court of law, as we have seen time and time again in Hollywood and in our nation's capital, powerful men have preyed on young vulnerable women for far too long. Luckily we are at a time where victims are finally being listened to, and these disgusting men are being exposed for the predators that they are.

  2. Dan Gainor:

    This is just the latest volley in Hollywood's war against faith, rather than simply deny the divine, ‘Angel From Hell’ seeks to denigrate it. They picked 'Glee' veteran Jane Lynch, who hates conservatives, to portray a disgustingly foul and perverted ‘angel.’.

  3. April Reign:

    What I’m doing is attempting to amplify the discussion, the Academy can only nominate quality work that is made, so the onus still has to be on Hollywood to put those films out there.

  4. Mike Schur:

    That's a rare thing in Hollywood where you make a request from the people who pay you and they say, 'Sounds good,' we really were able to put all the pieces on the chess board and arrange them exactly the way we wanted, so it was like a control freak's dream.

  5. Orson Welles:

    Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soup companies, which does not have laboratories for the purpose of experimentation.

Images & Illustrations of Hollywood

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