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rendezvous

noun appointment, assembly, concourse, confluence, congregation, congress, date, encounter, engagement, gathering, gathering place, ingathering, meeting, meeting place, muster, place of assignation, place of meeting, tryst

rendezvous

verb assemble, be closeted with, beeome acquainted, come together, congregate, convene, encounter, forgather, gather, keep a date, keep an appointtent, meet, muster
See also: appointment, meeting, session

RENDEZVOUS. A place appointed for meeting.
     2. Among seamen it is usual when vessels sail under convoy, to have a rendezvous in case of dispersion by storm, an enemy, or other accident,
     3. The place where military men meet and lodge, is also called a rendezvous.

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To this rendezvous repair the various brigades of trappers from their widely separated hunting grounds, bringing in the products of their year's campaign.
To this rendezvous the company sends annually a convoy of supplies from its establishment on the Atlantic frontier, under the guidance of some experienced partner or officer.
An eager competition exists also between their respective convoys of supplies, which shall first reach its place of rendezvous.
In sooth," said Phoebus, as though seeking to capitulate with himself, "these are two charming things to be encountered in a rendezvous,--a sword and a wench; but I do not see why I should miss the one for the sake of the other, when I can have both.
In enjoying, therefore, such place of rendezvous, the British fair ought to esteem themselves more happy than any of their foreign sisters; as I do not remember either to have read in history, or to have seen in my travels, anything of the like kind.
The three worthies turned their faces towards The Boot, with the intention of passing the night in that place of rendezvous, and of seeking the repose they so much needed in the shelter of their old den; for now that the mischief and destruction they had purposed were achieved, and their prisoners were safely bestowed for the night, they began to be conscious of exhaustion, and to feel the wasting effects of the madness which had led to such deplorable results.
Existing LEIF customers can gain access to Tibco Rendezvous support by contacting their Rogue Wave account executive.
It's a 'round the clock movietown rendezvous jammed with munchers and gazers of all ages checking each other out while slurping one of the town's best matzo ball chicken soups.
By adding support for the Rendezvous networking standard, Sonic will enable TiVo users to transfer their "Now Playing" programs from their TiVo unit over to their PC for viewing or recording on to DVD.
Cunard's first Royal Rendezvous in New York was in 2008 when its fleet - Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth 2 and Queen Victoria - met for the first and only time in New York as QE2 retired in November of that year, marking a historic moment in maritime history.
Rendezvous uses open industry standard networking protocols and zero configuration technology to automatically discover computers, devices, and services on a home network.
Rendezvous users will be able to take advantage of the performance improvements enabled by the appliance without any code changes to their existing applications that are already enabled by Rendezvous.