noun, plural ren·con·tres [ren-kon-terz; French rahn-kawn-truh]. /rɛnˈkɒn tərz; French rɑ̃ˈkɔ̃ trə/.
IT’S A WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ BONANZA!
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"I hope I didn't inculcate too much frivolity," said Marjorie as she was telling Eleanor of this rencontre.A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories|Marian T. MacIntosh
The mantle of silence had fallen forever over the last night's rencontre in the garden.A Fascinating Traitor|Richard Henry Savage
As ill-luck would have it, Pen again fell in with Mr. Huxter, only three days after the rencontre at Vauxhall.The History of Pendennis|William Makepeace Thackeray
"Perhaps this rencontre is not as unfortunate as it looks at first sight," he remarked complacently.Rosa Mundi and Other Stories|Ethel M. Dell
Charming Mrs. Bell had taken to hard drink, before Mr. Melville's rencontre, and may have been slightly elevated on that occasion.Los Gringos|H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise