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[fahr-feymd] /ˈfɑrˈfeɪmd/
widely known; famous.
Origin of far-famed
First recorded in 1615-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But the most important bird of all in the entire group of islands is the far-famed Fulmar.

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

  • Besides, being here, would it not be a pity to go away without seeing anything of the far-famed Thuringian Forest?

    Four Ghost Stories Mrs. Molesworth
  • He next fought the far-famed Solymi, and this, he said, was the hardest of all his battles.

    The Iliad Homer
  • Otherwise the marten are as well furred and as rich and deep in color as the far-famed Labrador ones.

    Canadian Wilds Martin Hunter
  • The companions of my long trips were the far-famed Indian runners of the north.

    By Canoe and Dog-Train Egerton Ryerson Young
  • I need say but little to my readers respecting that far-famed river.

  • In all the far-famed Sierras there can be no more picturesque spot.

    The Transformation of Job Frederick Vining Fisher
  • He then turned to address a few words, with all the far-famed courtesy of Norman and Frank, to the Welch guards at the outpost.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The far-famed windows of Fairford are, of course, not English.

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