Beverly Hills

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Beverly Hills (ˈbɛvəlɪ)
 
n
a town in SW California, near Los Angeles: famous as the home of film stars. Pop: 34 941 (2003 est)

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Beverly Hills
city in southern California, U.S., named 1911, earlier Beverly (1907), named for Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, summer home of U.S. President Taft, which ultimately is named for the Yorkshire town Beverly, which means, in O.E., "beaver lodge."
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Cultural Dictionary

Beverly Hills definition


City surrounded by Los Angeles, California.

Note: Home of many Hollywood actors and actresses.
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