renownri-NOWN ("OW" as in "town")noun:: a state of being widely known and highly honored : fame

"Your place of employment is a nightclub of great renown, across the river?a place of high fashion and low prices, a jumpy joint." (E. B. White, The Trumpet of the Swan)

india Updated: May 25, 2006 13:29 IST

First Published: May 23, 2006 11:48 IST