: known widely and well : famous

Examples of famed in a Sentence

a bowl of the restaurant's famed chili San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge.
Recent Examples on the Web Joel will bring this chapter to a close on July 25 with the 150th concert of his career at the famed New York City venue. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Apr. 2024 At the exhibition, visitors will learn how famed designer duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana transform ideas in their heads into outfits worn by cultural icons like Cher, all while being inspired by Italian culture. Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 7 Apr. 2024 That's back when famed plant explorers made of pig iron and buckshot were scouring the globe for new plants to diversify our gardens. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, 5 Apr. 2024 The organization was established in 1993 as the International House of Blues Foundation in association with the famed House of Blues franchise. Taylor Mims, Billboard, 5 Apr. 2024 Grace also recently opened West Palm’s Cove Club, where the initiation is $15,000, decidedly less than that of Palm Beach’s famed havens. Beth Landman, The Hollywood Reporter, 5 Apr. 2024 Americans held themselves to these same standards: In March 1779, Benjamin Franklin instructed American sea captains to grant safe passage to famed British explorer Captain James Cook should his scientific voyage take him near American ships. Yaakov Zinberg, Smithsonian Magazine, 4 Apr. 2024 While Vegas is a street race held at night on public roads—including the famed Strip, Las Vegas Boulevard—the Miami version is in the bright Florida sun on a track built around Hard Rock Stadium, home to the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. Larry Olmsted, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 Willie Nelson’s famed 4th of July Picnic is moving to the City of Brotherly Love for the first time. Melinda Newman, Billboard, 26 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of famed was circa 1533

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“Famed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/famed. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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