- The definition of renowned is famous.
An example of renowned used as an adjective is the phrase world renowned hotel which means a hotel known throughout the world.
renowned definition by Webster's New World
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having renown; famous
renowned definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Having renown; famous. See Synonyms at noted.