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reno

[ren-oh] /ˈrɛn oʊ/
noun, plural renos.
1.
Informal. a renovation, as of a building or room.
Origin
by shortening

Reno

[ree-noh] /ˈri noʊ/
noun
1.
Janet, born 1938, U.S. lawyer: first woman to be U.S. attorney general, 1993–2001.
2.
a city in W Nevada.

El Reno

[el-ree-noh] /ɛlˈri noʊ/
noun
1.
a city in central Oklahoma.
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British Dictionary definitions for reno

Reno

/ˈriːnəʊ/
noun
1.
a city in W Nevada, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada: noted as a divorce, wedding, and gambling centre by reason of its liberal laws. Pop: 193 882 (2003 est)
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reno in Culture

Reno definition


City in western Nevada.

Note: Known for its gambling casinos and, in the first half of the twentieth century, for easily obtained divorces.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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Slang definitions & phrases for reno

reno

modifier

: Today a boarded-up construction site, tomorrow a reno Parthenon

noun

A renovated house: Buying an off-the-rack reno is expensive and not very adventurous (1970s+ Canadian)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Encyclopedia Article for reno

El Reno

city, seat (1907) of Canadian county, central Oklahoma, U.S., on the North Canadian River, immediately west of Oklahoma City. Settled in 1889 when the Rock Island Railroad arrived, the town was named for old Fort Reno (established as a fort in 1875), itself named for Union General Jesse L. Reno, who died at the Battle of Antietam during the Civil War. The restored fort now houses a livestock experiment station and the Chisholm Trail Museum.

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