Part of speech: noun

High distinction; fame.

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Usage examples "renown":

  1. I need renown, glory, and I will have them. - "Marie Bashkirtseff (From Childhood to Girlhood)", 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", 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", Anonymous.