rondezvous vs rendezvous :

rondezvous or rendezvous

The first syllable of “rendezvous” rhymes with “pond” but is not spelled like it. It comes from a word related to English “render” and is hyphenated in French: “rendez-vous.” In English the two elements are smooshed together into one: “rendezvous.”

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  • n  a meeting planned at a certain time and place
  • n  a place where people meet
    he was waiting for them at the rendezvous
  • n  a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
  • v  meet at a rendezvous
News & Articles

  • Xplore briefs: LRV Rendezvous accepting campers
    The Laramie River Valley Rendezvous is accepting applications for its free outdoor adventure camp July 8-13 for at-risk teens from single-parent homes, blended families and foster homes in Northern Colorado.
    June 13, 2013 - The Fort Collins Coloradoan
  • IHT Rendezvous: The Risks of America Doing Too Much in Syria
    Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American foreign policy think tank, sat down with Rendezvous’s editor Marcus Mabry to talk Syria. Mr. Haass gave a long laundry list of what issues are more important to the United States than the bloodbath in Syria, even as he detailed the risks of that widening conflict.        
    June 12, 2013 - New York Times
  • Fort Union announces annual Rendezvous starts Thursday
    This year’s Fort Union Rendezvous will take place Thursday through Sunday. Headlining the Rendezvous this year will be Jerome Kills Small, Red Robin, of Pine Ridge, S.D.
    June 12, 2013 - Sidney Herald