What does the word renown mean?

Usage examples for renown

  1. I need renown, glory, and I will have them. – Marie Bashkirtseff (From Childhood to Girlhood) by Marie Bashkirtseff
  2. The great city of religion in the West stood upon seven hills, the holy city of the East stood upon nine; and the famous rivers which flow past them whisper in each case of a heritage of undying renown. – By-Ways of Bombay by S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O.
  3. The youth has come in search of renown. – Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan by Anonymous