[ wurld-ri-nound ]

  1. famous throughout the world.

Origin of world-renowned

First recorded in 1590–1600

Words Nearby world-renowned Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use world-renowned in a sentence

  • Kirkdale, with its world-renowned cave, to which we have already referred, lies about two miles to the west.

  • To this class belong the two world-renowned columns of Trajan and of Marcus Aurelius.

    History of Ancient Art | Franz von Reber
  • Is a world-renowned financier necessarily the person who will have most power to draw out what is good and gracious in a woman?

    A New Atmosphere | Gail Hamilton
  • The forests of Puget Sound are world-renowned for the magnitude and beauty of their hemlocks, cedars, and firs.

    Mount Rainier | Various
  • There were times when only the gifts of a world-renowned clairvoyant could enable one to say what May wheat was going to do.

    Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson