Definition of renown in English:

renown

Line breaks: re¦nown
Pronunciation: /rɪˈnaʊn
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French renoun, from Old French renomer 'make famous', from re- (expressing intensive force) + nomer 'to name', from Latin nominare.

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