• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Renowner One who gives renown.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: At the tender age of 7, the multi-award-winning composer and pianist Marvin Hamlisch ("The Way We Were," "The Sting") was one of the youngest students ever admitted to the renowned Juilliard School of Music in New York City.
    • n renowner One who gives renown or spreads fame.
    • n renowner A boaster; a bully; a swaggerer.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Renowner one who gives renown: a swaggerer
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  • Mark Twain
    “To arrive at a just estimate of a renowned man's character one must judge it by the standards of his time, not ours.”
  • Jean Rostand
    “Renown? I've already got more of it than those I respect, and will never have as much as those for whom I feel contempt..”
  • John Milton
    “Peace has her victories which are no less renowned than war.”
  • Edward Young
    “Some, for renown, on scraps of learning dote, and think they grow immortal as they quote.”
  • Martin Buber
    Martin Buber
    “The one who count are those persons who-though they may be of little renown-respond to and are responsible for the continuation of the living spirit.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. renoun (Fr. renom)—L. re-, again, nomen, a name.


In literature:

Louis, the renowned King of Hungary and Poland, had two daughters, Maria and Hedwige, but no sons.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
Now Empress Fame had publish'd the renown Of Shadwell's coronation through the town.
"English Satires" by Various
Of all the roads of ancient Rome the Via Appia was the oldest and most renowned.
"Roman Mosaics" by Hugh Macmillan
This event has made the Fort world-renowned.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
And if the son of renowned Leto make inquest for me, methinks some worse thing will befall him.
"The Homeric Hymns A New Prose Translation; and Essays, Literary and Mythological" by Andrew Lang
Oh son of Atreus the renown'd in arms And in the race!
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
So may, in thy Church renowned, knowledge grow yet more and more.
"The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran" by Anonymous
Mayhap he has spoken to him of the return of his father, the renowned Odysseus.
"The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy" by Padriac Colum
A clock in one of the towers is world-renowned for the intricacy and curiosity of its mechanism.
"Paris: With Pen and Pencil" by David W. Bartlett
He was distinguished as a theologian and philosopher and was also renowned as a scientist.
"Dante: "The Central Man of All the World"" by John T. Slattery

In poetry:

I have praise of many here,
And the world gives me renown;
Let it go -- give me one tear,
'Twill be a jewel in my crown.
"Lines" by Abram Joseph Ryan
"For I'll ride on the milk-white steed,
And ay nearest the town;
Because I was an earthly knight
They gie me that renown.
"Tam Lin" by Andrew Lang
For him I count as gain each loss,
Disgrace, for him, renown;
Well may I glory in his cross,
While he prepares my crown!
"The Lord Is My Portion" by John Newton
Seek not thy honour here;
Waive pleasure and renown;
The world's dread scoff undaunted bear,
And face its deadliest frown.
"The Narrow Way" by Anne Bronte
"For I'll ride on the milk-white steed,
And ay nearest the town,
Because I was an earthly knight
They gie me that renown.
"Tam Lin" by Anonymous Americas
That ancient Swedish melody,
Renowned in world-wide glory,
Not merely for the heart's deep plea
In Jenny's travel-story,—
"To Sweden" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson

In news:

It's an age-old question: What do you give a world-renowned mathematician for his 75th birthday.
Since releasing "Mediterraneo" last year, the young Montenegro-born musician Miloš Kargadelic has become one of the most renowned guitarists in the world.
(CBS News) The hits just keep coming for world-renowned French-born chef and restaurateur Laurent Tourondel.
Renowned Actor Explores the Uses of Stories.
A world-renowned designer of livestock handling facilities, a.
Cricket is widely considered the world's second-most popular sport, renowned for etiquette and sportsmanship.
1906-2007 / The 'Dipsea Demon' was a renowned runner, curmudgeon .
He's done "Extreme Makeover," and now renowned Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr Jon Perlman is trying his hand at skin care.
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the boyhood Oak Park, Illinois home of the renowned author and journalist is under contact.
Much of the life of the renowned writer, Aesop, is shrouded in mystery.
There are readings from locally renowned poets and nationally renowned poets.
Texas State plans to trade in Aquarena Springs' renowned Fifties kitsch for turn-of-the-century simplicity.
He and renowned guitarist Chris Siebold talked to Melanie about their show at WolfTrap.
The class is taught by Henry Costa, renowned instructor at the popular Saddlerack in Fremont.
Renowned Japanese tuner Mugen has announced plans to develop a higher-performance version of the Honda CR-Z hybrid.

In science:

Gaussian distribution of the field components leads to renowned Rayleigh distribution P (sab ) = exp (−sab ) of the normalized intensity, sab = Tab/hTab i, with a simple relation between the moments of the distribution: hsn ab i = n!hsab in .
Effects of localization and amplification on distribution of intensity transmitted through random media
Brauer groups’ which helped me a lot in the understanding of linear algebraic groups. I owe much more to him than I can write here. I was lucky to have been able to discuss with many renowned mathematicians. I would like to thank them for their kind words of encouragement and support.
Arithmetic of algebraic groups
The renowned Belgian physicist L´eon Rosenfeld wrote one of the first papers on quantum gravity , but late in his career came to the conclusion that the quantization of the gravitational field would be meaningless1 [3, 4].
Generalizing Quantum Mechanics for Quantum Spacetime
DIEHARD is a renown battery of tests which is most sensitive to various problems likely to appear in pseudorandom generators.
Quantum random number generator
Probably, the most renowned one is the traveling salesman problem (TSP) that can be formulated like the previous AP but admitting only cyclic permutations (we insist that unlike in the standard TSP our matrix does not need to be a true distance matrix).
On the number of $k$-cycles in the assignment problem for random matrices