Sometimes great nations have a rendezvous with greatness, and such is the case today.Translated from the French by Janet Lizop.
This lunchtime rendezvous, after all, is tantamount to a date.
When they rendezvous again at Langley during the funeral, it was to make it official.
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Consider what “rendezvous with destiny” did for Franklin Roosevelt or “Axis of Evil” for George W. Bush.
The tavern, of course, was the rendezvous through the week, and the place where all the news and scandal could be enjoyed.
But Allister had not come in, although he was usually the first at a rendezvous.
He wondered whether Virginie would have reached the place of rendezvous, and yet he was unable to compute the passage of minutes.
The keeper of the rendezvous received us gladly, and we shipped immediately.
On the 11th of June he was at the rendezvous, but not till the 23d of July did the bulk of the Spanish force appear.
1590s, "place for assembling of troops," from Middle French rendez-vous, noun use of rendez vous "present yourselves," from rendez, plural imperative of rendre "to present" (see render (v.)) + vous "you," from Latin vos, from PIE *wos- "you" (plural). General sense of "appointed place of meeting" is attested from 1590s.
1640s, from rendezvous (n.).
1. In Ada, the method of synchronising the activity of different tasks.
2. Query language, close to natural English.
["Seven Steps to Rendezvous with the Casual User", E. Codd in Data Base Management, J.W. Klimbie et al eds, N-H 1974, pp.179-199].