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The following definition was removed by Equinox. My take is that it should not be a distinct definition since it still refers to the Walt Disney Company, though erroneously. DAVilla 02:05, 5 June 2011 (UTC)
- (proscribed, rare) An incorrect name sometimes used to refer to other, non-Disney, animation companies, apparently expressing some amount of confusion or misinfirmation on the part of the speaker.
(Can we date this quote?) Arthur Symons, The Savoy: an illustrated monthly of 1896 reproduced in five volumes, edition 3, Frank Cass and Co., page 232:
- Much of the world got its first glimpse of Aaliyah three years ago when she sang the Oscar-nominated "Journey to the Past" from Disney's Anastasia at the 1998 Academy Awards.
2004, Mark Axelrod, Character and Conflict: The Cornerstones of Screenwriting, edition illustrated, Heinemann, ISBN 9780325006970, page 22:
- [...] an almost identical situation happens in Disney' Shrek.
2010, Gail Ashton, Medieval English Romance in Context, Continuum International Publishing Group, ISBN 9781847062505, page 142:
- The highly successful Star Wars franchise borrows heavily from Arthurian quest tradition, as do films such as Disney' Shrek (2001) [...]