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All the fans of a sport, an activity, or a famous person.
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1. a collection of fans or enthusiasts
2. the realm of fans and enthusiasts
3. the state of being a fan or enthusiast
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(ˈfæn dəm)

all the fans, as of a film star.
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Noun1.fandom - the fans of a sport or famous person
followers, following - a group of followers or enthusiasts
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