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1. The state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed.
2. It came into existence about 1300, from Anglo-French renoun, Old French renon, from renomer "make famous", from re- "repeatedly" plus nomer "to name", from Latin nominare "to name".

The Middle English verb renown has been assimilated to the noun via renowned "famous, celebrated" (c.1375).

This entry is located in the following unit: nom-, nomen-, nomin-, -nomia, -nomic (page 6)
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(Latin: great praise or honor; renown)