Definition of Hollywood by Merriam-Webster

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Hol·​ly·​wood | ˈhä-lē-ˌwu̇d

Definition of Hollywood

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: the American motion-picture industry

Definition of Hollywood (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : of or characteristic of people in the American motion-picture industry

the Hollywood lifestyle

2 : of or characteristic of a Hollywood film

a story with a Hollywood happy ending


geographical name Hol·​ly·​wood | ˈhä-lē-ˌwu̇d

Definition of Hollywood (Entry 3 of 3)

1 section of Los Angeles, California northwest of the downtown district

Hollywood is a major center of the U.S. motion-picture and television industries.

2 city in southeastern Florida north of Miami population 140,768