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Known or talked about by many people; famous.‘a restaurant renowned for its Southwestern-style food’
famous, celebrated, famed, eminent, distinguished, acclaimed, illustrious, pre-eminent, prominent, great, esteemed, well thought of, of note, of consequence, of repute, of high standingwell known, much publicized, noted, notable, prestigiousfabled, legendary, proverbialon the mapView synonyms
- ‘Their grandfather was a renowned concert pianist and composer in Adelaide.’
- ‘Most world-famous cities have an equally renowned river flowing through them.’
- ‘Professor Michael is internationally renowned for his work on artificial plasma solutions and scientific development in relation to major surgery.’
- ‘William would follow in his father's footsteps and also become an renowned architect.’
- ‘And, of course, Scotland today is justly renowned as a land entirely without poverty and crime.’
- ‘The classes he took became renowned for their excellence.’
- ‘The towering walls were covered with paintings of the world's most renowned artists.’
- ‘She was renowned for her fine seamstress abilities down through the years.’
- ‘Rightly or wrongly, we British may not be renowned for the quality of our cooking.’
- ‘The department has an ambitious publishing program that regularly publishes books by our students and renowned photographers.’
- ‘People from all over the world study in this colorful, mountainous country, long renowned for its inexpensive schools.’
- ‘The city became a magnet drawing other renowned architects adding their signatures.’
- ‘He was gifted with his hands and was renowned for the quality of his building work.’
- ‘The 25,000 residents are culturally mixed and renowned for their friendliness.’
- ‘The gallery's current maritime theme is appropriate in a village once renowned as the home of the sea captains.’
- ‘Several of the authors are renowned for their expertise in this area of study.’
- ‘Following are the declarations of two well renowned scholars of Hindu philosophy.’
- ‘Things will never be the same again in a village renowned for its beauty and tranquillity.’
- ‘Jet Propulsion Labs of California are internationally renowned for their astounding scientific achievements.’
- ‘Faye is internationally renowned for his work with military, law enforcement and security forces.’
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