Origin of well-known
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As a well-known advocate for Baluch rights in Iran, young Iranians reach out to him for advice.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The young Jordanian pilot comes from a well-known military family in the kingdom and his uncle is a retired major general.
He was a well-known raconteur, and some of his stories were widely known and repeated--often by him.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And his parents were well-known country performers on stage and radio.
Thanks to the film bearing his name, Oskar Schindler is probably the most well-known of these, but there are many others.
An oceanic fish, well-known as the bonito or horse-mackerel.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
My body-guard performed prodigies on Thenod, the well-known root of the Cuff plant.
The larv (fig. 98) are the well-known cheese skippers, which sometimes occur in great abundance on certain kinds of cheese.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
In ten minutes more, the two slipping in by well-known paths, stood under the gable of the great hall.Hereward, The Last of the English|Charles Kingsley
That this divine name was well-known to the Heathen there can be no doubt.