Bollywood

Bollywood

[bol-ee-wood]
noun
the motion-picture industry of India, based in Bombay.

Origin:
blend of Bombay and Hollywood

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Bollywood (ˈbɒlɪˌwʊd)
 
n
informal
 a.  the Indian film industry
 b.  (as modifier): a Bollywood star
 
[C20: from Bo(mbay) + (Ho)llywood]

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Bollywood
1970s, "film industry based in Mumbai, India," from Bombay (old name of Mumbai) + Hollywood.
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