celebrated celebrated  /ˈsɛ ləb ˌreɪ təd/


  1. (adj) widely known and esteemed
  2. (adj) having an illustrious past


  1. The Hard Case Of Mary Bell The British press breathes new life--and new controversy--into a celebrated child murder case.
  2. Of the handful of priests expelled from the Roman Catholic Church in modern times for doctrinal error, none was more celebrated than Boston Jesuit Leonard Feeney.
  3. PTI celebrated the world's most influential people at a star-studded party in New York, where First Lady Michelle Obama was the featured guest.


  1. MANCHESTER: Class of 2013 celebrated at graduation ceremonies

    Manchester public schools celebrated the Class of 2013 at graduation ceremonies held June 2. The event was well attended by family and friends of the graduates.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Manchester Enterprise

  2. Celebrated 80s alt-rockers The Replacements reunite for at least 3 shows; first gigs since '91

    MINNEAPOLIS — Twenty-two years after breaking up, The Replacements are reuniting for at least three shows. The celebrated 1980s alt-rockers say they'll play at Riot Fest in Toronto, Chicago and Denver.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Celebrated Israeli author Yoram Kaniuk dies

    Yoram Kaniuk, a celebrated Israeli author and harsh critic of his homeland, has died, his relatives said. He was 83.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. In a letter to his wife, Abigail, he wrote that that date in 1776 "will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding generations, as the great anniversary festival. It ought to...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: John Adams Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. "This is not something that is usually considered a crime," Braudy, who teaches at University of Southern California, said of giving birth to children. "It's something that in the past was celebrated. People would say congratulations."
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Leo Braudy Source: Newsweek

  3. "We were all proud to have this celebrated author, visionary and promoter of space exploration, prophet of satellite communications, great humanist and lover of animals in our midst," Rajapaksa said in a statement.
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Mahinda Rajapakse Source: Reuters UK

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