Meaning of “costume drama” in the English Dictionary

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"costume drama" in British English

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costume dramanoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈkɒs.tjuːm ˌdrɑː.mə/ us /ˈkɑː.stuːm ˌdræm.ə/

a movie, especially on television, about a period in the past, or movies of this type

(Definition of “costume drama” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)