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  1. widely known; famous.
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Origin of far-famed

First recorded in 1615–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of far-famed

  • It is consoling, and knocks down the far-famed Deo erexit Voltaire.

    Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863

    Adam Gurowski

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


    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.

  • This is but a lame account of the far-famed Xenien and their results.