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Definition of famous

What is the definition of "famous"?
  • fa•mousadjective
  • 1. Well or widely known. See Synonyms at noted.
    2. First-rate; excellent: had a famous time at the party.


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  • "This mortal combat ­between Communism and liberal democracy produced a vast literature, some books famous in their day, some ­famous still."

    "England that his progenitors, that is to say, the Kings of England who had preceded him, were famous -- mark the word -- "_famous_ for the"

    "Since Prince owns the rights to the name "the Time," the Minneapolis men who made the moniker famous were forced to use a different appellation for this year's album, "Condensate.""

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