Renown

HMS Renown was a British battle cruiser of 30750 tons displacement launched in 1916. HMS Renown was powered by eight Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 29 knots and a range of 3650 miles. HMS Renown carried a crew of 1205 and was armed with six 15-inch 42 calibre guns; eight 4.5 inch dual-purpose guns; twenty-four 2 pounder anti...
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Renown

[company] ==History== ==Current Day== Mazda 787B, Le Mans racer sponsored by Renown and 1991 Le Mans 24 Hour Race winner. ...
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Renown

Re·nown' noun [ French renom . See Noun , and confer Renown , v. ] 1. The state of being much known and talked of; exalted reputation derived from the extensive praise of great achievements or accomplishments; fame; celebrity; -- always in a good se...
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Renown

Re·nown' transitive verb [ French renommer to name again, celebrate, make famous; prefix re- re- + nommer to name, Latin nominare , from nomen a name. See Noun .] To make famous; to give renown to. [ Obsolete] « For joi to hear me so renown hi...
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Renown

• (v.) Report of nobleness or exploits; praise. • (v. t.) To make famous; to give renown to. • (v.) The state of being much known and talked of; exalted reputation derived from the extensive praise of great achievements or accomplishments; fame; celebrity; -- always in a good sense.
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renown

renown 1. The state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed. 2. It came into existence about 1300, from Anglo-French renoun, Old French renon, from renomer 'make famous', from re- 'repeatedly' plus nomer 'to name', from Latin nominare 'to name'. The Middle English verb renown has been assimilated to the noun via renowned 'famous, celebrat...
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Renown

Renown is fame. The word may also refer to: ...
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