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Bol·ly·wood | ˈbä-lē-ˌwu̇d
: the motion-picture industry in India
First Known Use of Bollywood
1969, in the meaning defined above
History and Etymology for Bollywood
Bombay (Mumbai), traditional center of the Indian film industry + Hollywood
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“Bollywood.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bollywood. Accessed 29 November 2019.
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