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world-famous Line breaks: world-famous
Pronunciation: /wəːldˈfeɪməs/

Definition of world-famous in English:


Known throughout the world: the world-famous tenor José Carreras
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  • There will be a chance next month to share the musical memories of world-famous tenor Thomas Round.
  • The theatre became world-famous for staging protest theatre throughout the repressive apartheid years.
  • To the east, the world-famous Forth Bridge dominates, with the pretty villages of South and North Queensferry to either side.
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