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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·nowned a. Famous; celebrated for great achievements, for distinguished qualities, or for grandeur; eminent; as, a renowned king. “Some renowned metropolis with glistering spires.”
    These were the renowned of the congregation.   --Num. i. 61.
 Syn: -- Famous; famed; distinguished; noted; eminent; celebrated; remarkable; wonderful. See Famous.

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, famous, illustrious, notable,