: famous throughout the world
a world-famous scientist

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The ultra-exclusive Golden Beach community is most known for its world-famous shopping, fine dining restaurants, and, of course, upscale mansions. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 5 Apr. 2023 Notre-Dame on Fire is a docu-realist disaster epic that reconstructs the events surrounding the real-life conflagration that engulfed Paris’s world-famous Medieval cathedral in 2019. Patrick Brzeski, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Apr. 2023 At Old Trafford, home to world-famous soccer team Manchester United in England, one lucky winner can score the sports trip of their dreams. Ramsey Qubein, Forbes, 26 Mar. 2023 And there’s always something happening downtown: from block parties in Mallory Square to the nightlife scene on world-famous Duval Street. Outside Online, 4 Jan. 2023 Asia is a huge market for fashion houses, and Dior has sought to capitalize on world-famous Koreans by making several K-pop stars — including Jimin from BTS and Blackpink’s Jisoo — brand ambassadors. Min Joo Kim, Washington Post, 23 Mar. 2023 That frenzied enthusiasm shows in the film, as VJs recall heading on-air with zero experience and giving fans unprecedented access to world-famous artists at the street level. Amber Dowling, Variety, 13 Mar. 2023 This world-famous display of springtime magic will fully delight your senses, which is especially important for an Earth sign like you, who loves luxuriating in nature. Nina Kahn, Travel + Leisure, 12 Mar. 2023 Known for its metropolitan European charm, thriving nightlife, dynamic art scene, and world-famous artisanal coffee, Melbourne is among the southern hemisphere’s most compelling hidden treasures. Diana Spechler, Robb Report, 11 Mar. 2023 See More

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“World-famous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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