renown

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From Old French renon, from re- + non (name)

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renown (uncountable)

  1. Fame; celebrity; wide recognition.
  2. (obsolete) Reports of nobleness or exploits; praise.
    • c. 1611, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act V, Scene 1,[2]
      [] She
      Is daughter to this famous Duke of Milan,
      Of whom so often I have heard renown,
      But never saw before;

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