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reno

[ren-oh] /ˈrɛn oʊ/
noun, plural renos.
1.
Informal. a renovation, as of a building or room.
Origin of reno
by shortening

Reno

[ree-noh] /ˈri noʊ/
noun
1.
Janet, 1938–2016, U.S. lawyer: first woman U.S. attorney general, 1993–2001.
2.
a city in W Nevada.

El Reno

[el-ree-noh] /ɛlˈri noʊ/
noun
1.
a city in central Oklahoma.
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  • Kearney and reno, five brigades, were coming at a double across the open.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • To the conductor I put an anxious question, "Is there a decent hotel in reno?"

  • On my way homeward, at reno, I encountered a simoon of most appalling power.

  • I came, and I was in reno on the date set, but she did not appear.

    Frank Merriwell's Bravery Burt L. Standish
  • For heaven's sake send half your garrison up to reno after Brooks.

    Warrior Gap Charles King
British Dictionary definitions for reno

Reno

/ˈriːnəʊ/
noun
1.
a city in W Nevada, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada: noted as a divorce, wedding, and gambling centre by reason of its liberal laws. Pop: 193 882 (2003 est)
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reno in Culture

Reno definition


City in western Nevada.

Note: Known for its gambling casinos and, in the first half of the twentieth century, for easily obtained divorces.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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Slang definitions & phrases for reno

reno

modifier

: Today a boarded-up construction site, tomorrow a reno Parthenon

noun

A renovated house: Buying an off-the-rack reno is expensive and not very adventurous (1970s+ Canadian)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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