Definition of renowned
: widely acclaimed and highly honored : celebrated
Examples of renowned in a Sentence
Poggio prospected for manuscripts across much of western Europe, visiting the renowned monasteries of Reichenau and Fulda, and wandering as far afield as Cologne, London, Paris, and Rome. —Fred Lerner, The Story of Libraries, 1998
He was renowned for his appetite—in the mid-60's, his daily breakfast consisted of six steaks, four plates of pasta and a dozen eggs … —Maureen Dowd, New York Times, 24 June 1993
… it was hard for me to realize that I was to be honoured by a degree from the oldest and most renowned university in America. —Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery, 1901
a restaurant renowned for its wine list
the renowned painter, sculptor, architect, and engineer, Leonardo da Vinci
Recent Examples of renowned from the Web
Kate Middleton is renowned for her impeccable style choices, and her latest outfit is no exception.
Lawrence Tribe, the renowned Harvard scholar of constitutional law, has been an especially active booster for the site, routinely tweeting links to highly questionable, unverified news stories about Trump.
Tucked away in an alley near Cathedral Square lies one such gem of a paladar, Doña Eutimia, named after a woman who lived near the square who would cook for renowned Cuban artists such as Nelson Dominguez and Choco.
One renowned tech expert predicts Apple will market it as a 10th anniversary novelty item, and that despite its hefty price tag, sales could venture well into the 60 millions.
Designer Miuccia Prada turned to photographer Alasdair McLellan for Miu Miu’s new fall/winter 2017 campaign, casting Naomie Harris, Kate Moss, and a renowned New Orleans jazz band that has performed for over 50 years.
Peach ice cream has long been associated with Parker County's renowned annual event.
The NCSFA meets monthly, with demonstrations from renowned San Diego county artists.
The United States Tennis Association today announced that renowned artist Peter Max has created the 2017 U.S. Open theme art, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of Arthur Ashe Stadium.
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Synonym Discussion of renowned
RENOWNED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of renowned for English Language Learners
: known and admired by many people for some special quality or achievement
RENOWNED Defined for Kids
Definition of renowned for Students
: widely and favorably known a renowned author
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