1Known about by many people; renowned: he is famed for his eccentricities
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- The Regent Chiang Mai Resort and Spa offers shelter in an area famed for its distinctive culture.
- Also known as the Jersey Royal, this is a waxy salad potato famed for its distinctive flavour.
- As a mathematician Carlyle is famed for his English translation of Legendre's éléments de géométrie.
famous, celebrated, well known, prominent, noted, notable, renowned, respected, esteemed, acclaimed;
Middle English: past participle of archaic fame (verb), from Old French famer, from Latin fama.
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