[ren-kon-ter; French rahn-kawn-truh]

noun, plural ren·con·tres [ren-kon-terz; French rahn-kawn-truh] /rɛnˈkɒn tərz; French rɑ̃ˈkɔ̃ trə/.

Origin of rencontre

From French Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rencontre

Historical Examples of rencontre

  • But for that matter there was nothing particularly astonishing in this rencontre.

    The Black Bag

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • By another accident, if I dare so call it, I fell upon this rencontre.

    Sir Jasper Carew

    Charles James Lever

  • But what's the issue upon which the rencontre shall take place?

    John Splendid

    Neil Munro

  • Not suspecting what was to follow, I was delighted at the rencontre.

    Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry

    Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon

  • What a rencontre this was, and what a pleasure to travel with the daughter of Tuffnell.