Definition of famed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//feɪmd//
; NAmE NAmE//feɪmd//
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famed (for something) very well known synonym renowned Las Vegas, famed for its casinos a famed poet and musician see also famous Word OriginMiddle English: past participle of archaic fame (verb), from Old French famer, from Latin fama.Extra examples As a player she was famed for her grace and artistry, as well as her success. Next stop is Las Vegas, famed for its casinos. Paul came from Tarsus, a town famed as a centre of learning and culture. The movie was filmed in the famed Blue Ridge Mountains, possibly the last forested wilderness in the United States.
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