[ ren-oh ]

noun,plural ren·os.
  1. Informal. a renovation, as of a building or room.

Origin of reno

By shortening

Words Nearby reno

Other definitions for Reno (2 of 2)

[ ree-noh ]

  1. Janet, 1938–2016, U.S. lawyer: first woman U.S. attorney general, 1993–2001.

  2. a city in W Nevada. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use reno in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Reno


/ (ˈriːnəʊ) /

  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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Cultural definitions for Reno


City in western Nevada.

Notes for Reno

Known for its gambling casinos and, in the first half of the twentieth century, for easily obtained divorces.

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