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Where do Romeo and Juliet first meet?

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Romeo and Juliet first meet at a masquerade ball at Juliet's home, in the Great Hall of the Capulet household. This takes place in Act One, Scene Five of William Shakespeare's famous play, "Romeo and Juliet."

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For Romeo, a Montague, and his companions, it is forbidden to enter the Capulet mansion. However, Romeo, Benvolio and Mercutio attend the masquerade party anyway, wearing masks; no one notices them. During the party, Romeo sees Juliet and quickly makes his way to her. He is instantly in love, and she consents to a kiss. After this kiss, Romeo finds out from Juliet's nurse that the woman he has fallen in love with is from the rival Capulet family.

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