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Definition of Renown

Renown
Renown Re*nown" (r?-noun"), n. [F. renom. See Noun, and cf. Renown, v.] 1. The state of being much known and talked of; exalted reputation derived from the extensive praise of great achievements or accomplishments; fame; celebrity; -- always in a good sense. Nor envy we Thy great renown, nor grudge thy victory. --Dryden. 2. Report of nobleness or exploits; praise. This famous duke of Milan, Of whom so often I have heard renown. --Shak.
Renown
Renown Re*nown" (r?-noun"), v. t. [F. renommer to name again, celebrate, make famous; pref. re- re- + nommer to name, L. nominare, fr. nomen a name. See Noun.] To make famous; to give renown to. [Obs.] For joi to hear me so renown his son. --Chapman. The bard whom pilfered pastorals renown. --Pope.

Meaning of Renown from wikipedia

- Look up renown in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Renown is fame. The word may also refer to: HMS Renown, the name of multiple ships in the Royal Navy...
- Renown Incorporated (****anese: 株式会社 レナウン, Kabushiki gaisha Renaun) is a ****anese company mainly involved in textile and clothing production. It manufactures...
- HMS Renown was the lead ship of her class of battlecruisers of the Royal Navy built during the First World War. She was originally laid down as an improved...
- Wright Renown was a low entry single-decker bus body built on Volvo B10BLE ch****is by Wrightbus in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. Over 800 Renowns were built...
- have borne the name Renown, whilst three others have borne the name at various stages in their construction: English ship Renown (1651) was a 20-gun fireship...
- The Renown class consisted of two battlecruisers built during the First World War for the Royal Navy. They were originally laid down as improved versions...
- The Triumph Renown is strictly the name given to the Triumph's large saloon car made from 1949 to 1954 but it is, in reality, part of a three-car series...
- an American jazz musician who led the big band Les Brown and His Band of Renown for nearly seven decades from 1938 to 2000. Brown was born in Reinerton...
- HMS Renown was a second-class predreadnought battleship built for the Royal Navy in the early 1890s. Intended to command cruiser squadrons operating on...
- Renown Pictures Corporation is a British film distributor founded by producer George Minter in 1938. Renown's releases include: Scrooge (1951) Grand National...