Bollywood

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Bol·ly·wood

 (bŏl′ē-wo͝od′)
n.
The Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai, characterized by lengthy films with melodramatic plots and flamboyant musical numbers.

[Blend of Bombay, former name of Mumbai, and Hollywood.]

Bollywood

(ˈbɒlɪˌwʊd)
n
(Film) informal
a. the Indian film industry
b. (as modifier): a Bollywood star.
[C20: from Bo(mbay) + (Ho)llywood]
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Noun1.Bollywood - the film industry of India
film industry, movie industry - the entertainment industries involved in producing and distributing movies
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Bollywood

n (inf)Bollywood nt (inf, die indische Filmindustrie)
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