Definitionrenovation , getting a divorce in Reno, Nevada.
(1) Jerry Warrimer (Cary Grant) just before falling prey to such suspicions himself in The Awful Truth (1937): ' That's the trouble with most marriages today. People are always imagining things. The road to Reno is paved with suspicions. The first thing you know they all end up in a divorce court.'
(2) The Countess De Lave (Mary Boland) and Miriam Aarons (Paulette Goddard) toasting Reno as a divorce capitol in The Women (1939):
-- The Countess: ' Reno... American cradle of liberty! '
-- Miriam Aarons: ' Reno... beautiful emblem of the Great Divide.'