Renown is fame or celebrity status.(noun)
An example of a renown person is someone being recognized by everyone who sees them in public.
See renown in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME renoun < Anglo-Fr < OFr renom < renommer, to name again or often, make famous < re-, again + nom(m)er, to name < L nominare < nomen, name
See renown in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English renoun
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , from renomer, to make famous
Origin: : re-, repeatedly (from Latin; see re-)
Origin: + nomer, to name (from Latin nōmināre, from nōmen, nōmin-, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots).
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