- Informal. a renovation, as of a building or room.
Origin of reno
- Janet,1938–2016, U.S. lawyer: first woman U.S. attorney general, 1993–2001.
- a city in W Nevada.
- a city in central Oklahoma.
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Examples from the Web for reno
In El Reno, when you order a hamburger, an onion-fried burger is assumed, unless you instruct the cook to leave the onions out.The Most American Pit Stop in the U.S.A.
Jane & Michael Stern
July 21, 2014
Reno held a press conference every Thursday at 9:30 a.m., “and any reporter in America could attend,” he says.Who’s Watching Your Statehouse? No One.
July 19, 2014
“I was born to sue,” he says in the two-family house in downtown Reno he practices out of.
Aunetta has worked for the past five years as a 21 dealer in a Reno casino for $35 a night and tips.
And Lo Truglio happens to be a bit of an expert on police shows, having been a cast member on Reno: 911, too.How ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Became This Year’s Hottest New Sitcom
January 31, 2014
Kearney and Reno, five brigades, were coming at a double across the open.The Long Roll
To the conductor I put an anxious question, "Is there a decent hotel in Reno?"
On my way homeward, at Reno, I encountered a simoon of most appalling power.
I came, and I was in Reno on the date set, but she did not appear.Frank Merriwell's Bravery
Burt L. Standish
For heaven's sake send half your garrison up to Reno after Brooks.Warrior Gap
- 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)
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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