Definitions

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  • adj. widely known and esteemed

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Examples

  • The two most far-famed laurel-decked contests – 1974's so-called Rumble in the Jungle and, a year later, The Thrilla in Manila – both took place in October.

    The night Muhammad Ali's legend was reborn – and the party that followed

  • Exeter is where the whole ancient, awesome series began all of 105 autumns ago when the All Blacks were first baptised with their far-famed name.

    How the original All Blacks went down in the annals of history

  • In a way, it was almost as immoral as the far-famed and notorious "Message to Garcia," while in its pernicious preachment of thrift and content it ran "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" a close second.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • He crossed over to the labor-ghetto south of the slot for six months and there wrote The Unskilled Laborer, hailed everywhere as "almost as immoral as the far-famed and notorious 'Message to Garcia,' whilst in its pernicious preachment of thrift and content it ran 'Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch' a close second."

    “Samuel! There was a rolling wonder in the sound. Ay, there was!”

  • There was a certain amount of satire directed at the orthodoxies of Washington being undone by the collapse of its own economy, not least its far-famed financial sector.

    Scott Malcomson: The United States vs. Capitalism?

  • I had a formative experience in the early 1980s, at the Lawrence Labs in Livermore, California, hearing Herman Kahn, a far-famed apocalypse imaginer from the Hudson Institute, talk about kill ratios as he gamed various nuclear scenarios.

    Scott Malcomson: The Intelligence Community and Obama's Future

  • The Fairy Queen luxury train tour of India, the Fairy Queen commences once in a month from October to February far-famed for its oldest working engine in the world with the capacity of 50 passengers.

    Embroidered Trek | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Considering that the fact must be soon matter of notoriety, he had no hesitation to give his comrades to understand that a Norman army was coming hither under Duke Robert, the son of the far-famed William the

    Count Robert of Paris

  • “Ay, worthy host, and of glory,” said Philipson, interruptmg him with some enthusiasm; “I wonder not that the brave youths of your states are willing to thrust themselves upon new wars, since their past victories have been so brilliant and so far-famed.”

    Anne of Geierstein

  • After we had set out from this house, we struck into the broad highroad, and came to the place where was the far-famed King of

    Electra

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