Racine

[ ruh-seen, ra- or, French, ra-seen for 1; ruh-seen, rey- for 2 ]
/ rəˈsin, ræ- or, French, raˈsin for 1; rəˈsin, reɪ- for 2 /

noun

Jean Bap·tiste [zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/,1639–99, French dramatist.
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Racine
/ (French rasin) /

noun

Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist). 1639–99, French tragic poet and dramatist. His plays include Andromaque (1667), Bérénice (1670), and Phèdre (1677)
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