[ ren-oh ]
/ ˈrɛn oʊ /

noun, plural ren·os.

Informal. a renovation, as of a building or room.

Origin of reno

by shortening

Definition for reno (2 of 3)


[ ree-noh ]
/ ˈri noʊ /


Janet,1938–2016, U.S. lawyer: first woman U.S. attorney general, 1993–2001.
a city in W Nevada.

Definition for reno (3 of 3)

El Reno

[ el-ree-noh ]
/ ɛlˈri noʊ /


a city in central Oklahoma. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for reno


/ (ˈriːnəʊ) /


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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Culture definitions for reno


City in western Nevada.


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