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by WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
(a.) Celebrated in fame or public report; renowned; mach talked of; distinguished in story; -- used in either a good or a bad sense, chiefly the former; often followed by for; as, famous for erudition, for eloquence, for military skill; a famous pirate.
by Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary