\ˈfāmd \

Definition of famed 

: known widely and well : famous

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Examples of famed in a Sentence

a bowl of the restaurant's famed chili San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge.

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The festivities will include its famed parade on Saturday. Rob Ledonne, sandiegouniontribune.com, "San Diego Pride 2018: Where music and LGBTQ activism go hand-in-hand," 11 July 2018 For instance, inspection findings for Jean-Georges, the famed restaurant of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten that's located in the Trump International Hotel and Tower New York, were not included. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Trump vs. Red Hen restaurant: Eateries in Trump properties also dinged for violations," 5 July 2018 The couple, who went public with their romance last summer, were photographed heading into the famed Italian restaurant Felix Trattoria. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus Have Date Night After Ex Jennifer Garner Praises Him as a Father," 19 June 2018 Unfortunately, the sign does not signal a return of the famed restaurant or its comfort food. Laney Ruckstuhl, BostonGlobe.com, "Flapping neon chicken sign and others to light up the Greenway," 8 May 2018 Last night, Farfetch and Tome designers Ramon Martin and Ryan Lobo invited some of their nearest and dearest to an intimate dinner party in the candlelit private space of New York’s famed restaurant The Beatrice Inn. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Tome and Farfetch Host an Intimate Dinner Celebrating the Label’s Charitable White Shirt Project," 13 Apr. 2018 Yountville is a small town home to wineries such as Domaine Chandon, which is less than a half-mile from the veterans home, and Thomas Keller’s famed restaurant The French Laundry, which is about a mile away. Washington Post, "Police haven’t reached gunman with hostages at veterans home," 9 Mar. 2018 Yountville is a small town home to wineries such as Domaine Chandon, which is less than a half-mile from the veterans home, and Thomas Keller's famed restaurant The French Laundry, which is about a mile away. Ellen Knickmeyer And Janie Har, chicagotribune.com, "Police haven't made contact with gunman holding hostages at California veterans home," 9 Mar. 2018 The Jewish Major League Baseball player was a brilliant polylinguist turned spy following the attack on Pearl Harbor, tasked with assassinating famed Nobel Prize-winning physicist Werner Heisenberg to prevent the creation of a Nazi atomic bomb. Barbara Vandenburgh, azcentral, "In ‘The Catcher Was a Spy,' Paul Rudd is baseball-playing man of secrets," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of famed

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of famed

: known and usually liked by many people


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: known widely and well : famous a famed artist

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