What does Hollywood mean?

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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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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. Jay Leno:

    It is said that life begins when the fetus can exist apart from its mother. By this definition, many people in Hollywood are legally dead.

  2. Ralph Ellison, "The Invisible Man":

    I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.

  3. Peter Fonda:

    We can't just stop at Kathryn Bigelow, there are so many more women who are writers, who are actors, who are producers and they should be able to stand just even with all the males. Hollywood's got a screwball way of doing it.

  4. Gregory Allen Howard:

    I wanted to turn Harriet Tubman's life, which I'd studied in college, into an action-adventure movie. The climate in Hollywood, however, was very different back then, i was told how one studio head said in a meeting,' This script is fantastic. Let's get Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman.'.

  5. Dan Griffith:

    Farris is the dirt farmer. Dan has more Hollywood in him.

Images & Illustrations of Hollywood

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