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Definition

Cinema house; Movie theater.
It's a noun alright. Mind you its not plural.
It's a 'talkies' ever since. Even when the silent ones played there.
The new-gen multiplexes aren't called talkies. Not known why.
The silent ones are 'mookies' in Kannada(mooka=dumb)

Usage

'Sagar talkies' is showing 'Sagar' movie.
Added 2011-08-17 by I love Dtool

Root

Multiple

Region

South Asia

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