What does Hollywood mean?

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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.

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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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. Kevin Stephens:

    We're quite confident of our naval forces' ability to defend themselves, it seems they've attempted to destroy the equivalent of a Hollywood movie set.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    La vie peut être pleine de tant de rebondissements inattendus et tourne que vous ne trouverez jamais dans un film de Hollywood ou de parcelles de Broadway. Pas étonnant! après tout, ces films et pièces de théâtre sont écrits par des scénaristes professionnels, tandis que votre histoire de vie est écrit par le pouvoir suprême, et ni les scénaristes de Hollywood, ni dramaturges broadway peuvent jamais égaler sa créativité.

  3. Sarah Kate Ellis:

    Hollywood must recognize that LGBT people are worthy of depictions crafted with care and humanity, and we should be part of the stories they tell.

  4. Tyler Perry:

    My audience and the stories that I tell are Read MoreThe actor/director/producer, stories specific to a certain audience, specific to a certain group of people that I know, that I grew up with, and we speak a language, hollywood doesn't necessarily speak the language.

  5. Steve Bannon:

    Today in modern pop culture, you know they call Ted Cruz the Joe McCarthy -- if you want to think of who devils are it's Ronald Reagan and those who name-names at the House Un-American Activities, the Hollywood Ten are heroes right? alger Hiss is a hero, right? Richard Nixon's a villain? Joe McCarthy is a villain. Your book makes very plain that these guys were right. The place was infested with either traitors that were on the direct payroll of Soviet military intelligence or fellow-travelers who were kind of compliant in helping these guys get along. I mean, there's absolutely no question of it. How has pop culture so changed it that white is black and black is white?

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