\ ˈfāmd How to pronounce famed (audio) \

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.
Recent Examples on the Web The bill would rename the District as Washington Frederick Douglass State, named after the famed abolitionist and author. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, "House Democrats vote to make DC the 51st state," 26 June 2020 Most who investigated the famed prison break say each of these men played a role in planning and helping the Anglins and Morris carry out their escape plan. al, "A 1958 Alcatraz prison break’s strange ties to an Alabama bank robbery, prison death," 24 June 2020 Following that, the country allowed outdoor amusement parks to reopen on June 8, including the famed Tivoli Gardens. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, "A Country-by-country Guide to Europe's Reopening," 23 June 2020 Amid a campaign to take down statues across the country that has moved quickly from targeting monuments of Confederate generals to those of former presidents, South Dakota’s governor is promising that the famed Mount Rushmore will not be next. Fox News, "South Dakota gov warns Mount Rushmore won't be targeted: 'Not on my watch'," 23 June 2020 Robert Garcia is no stranger to boxing’s famed squared circle. John Whisler, ExpressNews.com, "Trainer on S.A. boxer Josh Franco’s title chances: ‘This is his moment, his time’," 22 June 2020 The migration then follows to Connecticut’s rocky points, Martha’s Vineyard, to the famed Cape Cod Canal, and into many parts of Maine. The Editors, Outdoor Life, "How To Catch a 50-Pound Striper From The Surf," 22 June 2020 Dr Post, owned by famed trainer Todd Pletcher, finished second. Jake Seiner, SFChronicle.com, "New York-bred Tiz the Law wins barren Belmont Stakes," 20 June 2020 The Aunt Jemima name and image are being pulled from Quaker Oats’ famed pancake mix boxes, but the basis for the original Aunt Jemima — based on a Kentucky native — hasn’t been pictured for years. Lucas Aulbach, The Courier-Journal, "Aunt Jemima's image pulled from boxes, putting an end to a story that began in Kentucky," 17 June 2020

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First Known Use of famed

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of famed was circa 1533

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29 Jun 2020

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“Famed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/famed. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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How to pronounce famed (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of famed

: known and usually liked by many people


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Kids Definition of famed

: known widely and well : famous a famed artist

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