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far-famed

[fahr-feymd] /ˈfɑrˈfeɪmd/
adjective
1.
widely known; famous.
Origin of far-famed
1615-1625
First recorded in 1615-25
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  • It is consoling, and knocks down the far-famed Deo erexit Voltaire.

  • All at once I bethought me that this street of Oxford was no other than the far-famed Tyburn way.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • Before quitting Java, I must say a word about the far-famed upas-tree.

  • I felt inclined to have a shot at the far-famed canvas-backs.

    The Hunters' Feast Mayne Reid
  • This is but a lame account of the far-famed Xenien and their results.

  • Away, away the good ship flew to round the far-famed Cape Horn.

    Old Jack W.H.G. Kingston
  • The atmosphere surpassed the far-famed transparency of Italian skies.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • He next fought the far-famed Solymi, and this, he said, was the hardest of all his battles.

    The Iliad Homer
  • The companions of my long trips were the far-famed Indian runners of the north.

    By Canoe and Dog-Train Egerton Ryerson Young
  • We were thus initiated by our friend in the use of the far-famed coca.

    On the Banks of the Amazon W.H.G. Kingston

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