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1.
Pronounced Tuh-Mall-E-Wood. Just like Hollywood in L.A. and Bollywood in India, Tamalewood is the new nickname for the Film Industry in New Mexico. A tamale is a type of New Mexican food, fyi.
Person 1: Do you know where they're filming that new action movie?
Person 2: Ya, I think they're filming in Tamalewood.
by Elena Ortiz April 06, 2008
 
2.
(proper noun) Slang for "Albuquerque"
The movie industry is really screwing up traffic and creating jobs for wanna-bes in Tamalewood!
by Rebel mamma July 05, 2009