picture-show

picture show

noun Older Use.
2.
a motion-picture theater.

Origin:
1865–70, in sense “exhibition of pictures”; 1910–15 for current senses

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picture show

noun
a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location" 
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