[ruh-seen, ra- or, French, ra-seen for 1; ruh-seen, rey- for 2]
- Jean Bap·tiste [zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/, 1639–99, French dramatist.
- a city in SE Wisconsin.
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In November 2012, police officers in Racine County, Wisconsin, pulled Matson over for running a flashing red light.The U.S. Veteran and Wisconsin Boy Who Went to Fight ISIS in Syria
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“I understand your mayor recently suffered the misfortune of being blown up,” Racine says.‘Banshee,’ Cinemax’s Deliciously Over-the-Top Carnival of Sex and Violence, Is Must-See TV
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We were the only Sikhs in our entire school, and there was only one other Sikh family in Racine, the town where we lived.Donning the Turban: Harleen Kaur’s Response to Oak Creek Massacre
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It is a busy district between Racine and Sheffield (251 miles).Afloat on the Ohio
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Twelve days afterwards Marivaux followed Racine to the grave.
The story was perhaps found by Racine in Floridon, a tale by Segrais.
Nothing could dignify Pradon's play, as nothing could really degrade that of Racine.
The two great names in French tragedy are Corneille and Racine.Classic French Course in English
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- Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist). 1639–99, French tragic poet and dramatist. His plays include Andromaque (1667), Bérénice (1670), and Phèdre (1677)