Racine


Racine

Racine [ruh-seen, ra- or, French, ra-seen for 1; ruh-seen, rey- for 2] Examples noun

  1. Jean Bap·tiste [zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/, 1639–99, French dramatist.
  2. a city in SE Wisconsin.

Examples from the Web for racine Contemporary Examples of racine

  • 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

    Jacob Siegel

    October 3, 2014

  • “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

    Marlow Stern

    January 10, 2014

  • 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

    Simran Jeet Singh

    August 5, 2013

  • Historical Examples of racine

  • It is a busy district between Racine and Sheffield (251 miles).

    Afloat on the Ohio

    Reuben Gold Thwaites

  • Twelve days afterwards Marivaux followed Racine to the grave.

    The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851

    Various

  • The story was perhaps found by Racine in Floridon, a tale by Segrais.

    A History of French Literature

    Edward Dowden

  • Nothing could dignify Pradon’s play, as nothing could really degrade that of Racine.

    A History of French Literature

    Edward Dowden

  • The two great names in French tragedy are Corneille and Racine.

    Classic French Course in English

    William Cleaver Wilkinson

  • British Dictionary definitions for racine Racine noun

    1. 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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