Silicone Valley

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of silicone +‎ Silicon Valley

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Silicone Valley

  1. (slang) The porn industry of San Fernando Valley.
    Synonyms: San Pornando Valley, Porn Valley
    • 2003, Gail Dines, Jean M. Humez, Gender, Race, and Class in Media: A Text-Reader, SAGE (→ISBN), page 49:
      And so I went to the San Fernando Valley, aka Silicone Valley, on the other side of the Hollywood Hills, to talk with the suits of the adult business.
  2. Misspelling of Silicon Valley.
    • 2006, Tony O'Neill, Digging the Vein, Contemporary Press (→ISBN)
      Joan had returned from San Francisco, that fucking town of overrated nightlife, hippies, and silicone valley yuppies breeding like cockroaches, and I dialed her number as soon as I heard she had gotten back.