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[dey-zhœ-ney; English dey-zhuh-ney, dey-zhuh-ney] /deɪ ʒœˈneɪ; English ˈdeɪ ʒəˌneɪ, ˌdeɪ ʒəˈneɪ/
noun, plural déjeuners
[dey-zhœ-ney; English dey-zhuh-neyz, dey-zhuh-neyz] /deɪ ʒœˈneɪ; English ˈdeɪ ʒəˌneɪz, ˌdeɪ ʒəˈneɪz/ (Show IPA).
lunch; luncheon. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Near it she noticed a table laid for one person, and so arranged that if he came to dejeuner he would sit exactly opposite to her.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • You shall go to the Grotto after dejeuner, and we will all pray for you.

  • Do you know, I think we must yield to honest Mustapha and have dejeuner in the garden.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • The Hotel Croix Blanche is a pleasant little house for dejeuner.

    Normandy, Complete Gordon Home
  • The restlessness, the violence that had made his demeanour so embarrassing during and after the dejeuner had vanished.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • Claret is drunk at the twelve o'clock dejeuner as well as at dinner.

    The Complete Bachelor Walter Germain
  • It was half-past twelve, and a faint rattle of knives and forks from the salle-a-manger told her that dejeuner was ready.

    The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
  • The "dejeuner" almost put him "on the blink," he declared afterwards.

  • At three o'clock, he gave a dejeuner to the Duke of Devonshire, who had also been an ambassador in Russia.

  • I avoid my uncle with success, and I see 'er about the hour of dejeuner.

    The Man Upstairs P. G. Wodehouse

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