Definition Of renown


the condition of being known or talked about by many people; fame.

authors of great renown

Example Of renown

  • All of them are now dead, and most of their names have lost at least some of their former renown , so it is timely that they should be recognised anew.

  • And while she had achieved renown on both sides of the Atlantic, southerners scarcely knew her work.

  • As a violinist he made many international tours, winning renown for his playing of Bach and of contemporary works.

  • authors of great renown

  • Despite a bulging schedule of films and the presence of film-makers of renown , a pall hung over last year's Local Heroes Film Festival.

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