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noun, plural ren·os.
  1. Informal. a renovation, as of a building or room.
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  1. Janet,1938–2016, U.S. lawyer: first woman U.S. attorney general, 1993–2001.
  2. a city in W Nevada.
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El Reno

  1. a city in central Oklahoma.
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  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


City in western Nevada.

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