Famous for a bad quality or action: they got to be somewhat ill-famed for drunkenness
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- Oregon has the ill-famed distinction of ranking among the states with the highest jobless levels in the country.
- The West Riding of Yorkshire in the late eighteenth century was ill-famed for its robust and independent plebeian culture.
- The Vatican signed its ill-famed concordat with Hitler in 1933 to prevent him from grabbing church property and meddling in church affairs.
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