the cinema
cinema cinema n. 1. the art of creating motion pictures; as, this story would be good cinema; -- often used in the phrase {the cinema}.

Syn: the film. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. a theater where motion pictures are shown.

Syn: movie theater, movie theatre, movie house, picture palace. [WordNet 1.5]

3. same as {motion picture}. [Chiefly Brit.] [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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