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REN'DEZVOUS, noun [This word is anglicized, and may well be pronounced as an English word.]

1. A place appointed for the assembling of troops, or the place where they assemble; or the port or place where ships are ordered to join company.

2. A place of meeting, or a sign that draws men together. [Rarely used.]

3. An assembly; a meeting. [Rarely used.]

REN'DEZVOUS, verb intransitive To assemble at a particular place, as troops.

The place where the Gauls and Bruti had rendezvoused.

REN'DEZVOUS, verb transitive To assemble or bring together at a certain place.