Hollywood

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Hollywood

  1. An area of Los Angeles, known as the center of the American motion picture industry.
  2. (by extension) The American motion picture industry, regardless of location.
    • 2013 June 29, “Travels and travails”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8842, page 55: 
      Even without hovering drones, a lurking assassin, a thumping score and a denouement, the real-life story of Edward Snowden, a rogue spy on the run, could be straight out of the cinema. But, as with Hollywood, the subplots and exotic locations may distract from the real message: America’s discomfort and its foes’ glee.

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Hollywood f

  1. Hollywood (area of Los Angeles)
  2. Hollywood (the American motion picture industry)
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