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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fa·mous /ˈfeməs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fa·mous a.  Celebrated in fame or public report; renowned; mach talked of; distinguished in story; -- used in either a good or a bad sense, chiefly the former; often followed by for; as, famous for erudition, for eloquence, for military skill; a famous pirate.
    Famous for a scolding tongue.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Noted; remarkable; signal; conspicuous; celebrated; renowned; illustrious; eminent; transcendent; excellent.
 Usage: -- Famous, Renowned, Illustrious. Famous is applied to a person or thing widely spoken of as extraordinary; renowned is applied to those who are named again and again with honor; illustrious, to those who have dazzled the world by the splendor of their deeds or their virtues. See Distinguished.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : widely known and esteemed; "a famous actor"; "a celebrated
            musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge";
            "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter" [syn: celebrated,
             famed, far-famed, illustrious, notable, noted,