In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(painter/poet/historian) de renombre(poet/painter/historian) renombrado(painter/poet/historian) conocidowe visited Malaga, renowned birthplace of Picasso — visitamos Málaga, la célebre cuna de Picasso
- to be renowned for sth
- the museum is renowned for its collection of … — el museo es famoso por su colección de …
- he is renowned for having discovered penicillin — es célebre por haber descubierto la penicilina
- she is not renowned for her generosity — no tiene fama de generosa precisamente
- Several of the authors are renowned for their expertise in this area of study.
- The classes he took became renowned for their excellence.
- Following are the declarations of two well renowned scholars of Hindu philosophy.
- William would follow in his father's footsteps and also become an renowned architect.
- Things will never be the same again in a village renowned for its beauty and tranquillity.
- He was gifted with his hands and was renowned for the quality of his building work.
- Professor Michael is internationally renowned for his work on artificial plasma solutions and scientific development in relation to major surgery.
- And, of course, Scotland today is justly renowned as a land entirely without poverty and crime.
- She was renowned for her fine seamstress abilities down through the years.
- Jet Propulsion Labs of California are internationally renowned for their astounding scientific achievements.
- Their grandfather was a renowned concert pianist and composer in Adelaide.
- Rightly or wrongly, we British may not be renowned for the quality of our cooking.
- People from all over the world study in this colorful, mountainous country, long renowned for its inexpensive schools.
- Most world-famous cities have an equally renowned river flowing through them.
- The towering walls were covered with paintings of the world's most renowned artists.
- The gallery's current maritime theme is appropriate in a village once renowned as the home of the sea captains.
- Faye is internationally renowned for his work with military, law enforcement and security forces.
- The city became a magnet drawing other renowned architects adding their signatures.
- The 25,000 residents are culturally mixed and renowned for their friendliness.
- The department has an ambitious publishing program that regularly publishes books by our students and renowned photographers.
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