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King James Dictionary

Famous

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FA'MOUS, a. L. famosus. See Fame.

1. Celebrated in fame or public report renowned much talked of and praised distinguished in story.

Two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation. Numbers 16 .

It is followed by for. One man is famous for erudition another, for eloquence and another, for military skill.

2. sometimes in a bad sense as a famous counterfeiter a famous pirate.

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