of renown

idiom

somewhat formal
: being known and admired by many people for some special quality or achievement
writers of renown

Examples of of renown in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While recruiting players to attend the junior college football powerhouse, Noonan will remind that a current 49ers player of renown lifted weights here, ran pass patterns here, and grew. Joe Davidson, Sacramento Bee, 9 Feb. 2024 This new level of renown led to many press profiles and interviews, inclusion in several group exhibitions and a solo show in 2019 at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis. Sharon Mizota, Los Angeles Times, 10 July 2023 These are clubs of renown, of widespread and fervent and deep-rooted support, not just in Italy but across the world. Rory Smith, New York Times, 10 May 2023 And the falls in the poem became the first attraction of renown in what would soon become Minneapolis. Kevin Duchschere, Star Tribune, 28 Sep. 2020 The expectations are significant, Staley noting that Linsley, 29, spent the last seven seasons with Green Bay and another quarterback of renown, Aaron Rodgers. Jeff Miller, Los Angeles Times, 15 June 2021 Pomerol, and Petrus, were little known back then, however, except among a small circle who recognized the quality of the producer and the region despite their lack of renown. Eric Asimov, New York Times, 6 Oct. 2022 The Mile Square center, the second such community health center in the country, never achieved the same level of renown as the first, in Mound Bayou, Miss., which made Dr. H. Jack Geiger, one if its founders, nationally known. Alex Williams, New York Times, 8 July 2022 Warmuth’s billboards have been a fixture in the San Gabriel Valley, and the ads have brought a level of renown that’s unusual for a personal injury attorney. Frank Shyong, Los Angeles Times, 1 Apr. 2023

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“Of renown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20renown. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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