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renowned

[ri-nound]
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adjective
  1. celebrated; famous.

Origin of renowned

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at renown, -ed2
Related formsre·nown·ed·ly [ri-nou-nid-lee, -nound-] /rɪˈnaʊ nɪd li, -ˈnaʊnd-/, adverbre·nown·ed·ness, nounun·re·nowned, adjective

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famed, distinguished, honored, notable.
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British Dictionary definitions for renownedness

renowned

adjective
  1. having a widespread, esp good, reputation; famous
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Word Origin and History for renownedness

renowned

adj.

"celebrated, famous," late 14c., past participle adjective from renown.

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