n 1: an informal alliance between countries [syn: entente]
n2: a friendly understanding between political powers [syn: entente]
n3. an agreement between two or more governments or powers for cooperative action or policy: "the economic entente between the Soviet Union and western Europe" (Robert W. Tucker).
n4. the parties to such an agreement.
n5. a collection of (mostly) string oriented players, creating drones, textures and a collective secular trance.