ren·con·tre noun \räⁿ-ˈkōⁿtrə, ren-ˈkän-tər\
: a hostile meeting or a contest between forces or individuals : combat
Origin of RENCONTRE
from Middle French rencontre,
from rencontrer; rencontre
First Known Use: 1523
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