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 (rə-sēn′, rā-)
A city of southeast Wisconsin on Lake Michigan south of Milwaukee. It grew as a port and manufacturing center.


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


(rəˈsin, ræ- for 1; rəˈsin, reɪ- for 2 )

1. Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃) 1639–99, French playwright.
2. a city in SE Wisconsin. 82,510.
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Noun1.Racine - French advocate of JansenismRacine - French advocate of Jansenism; tragedian who based his works on Greek and Roman themes (1639-1699)
2.Racine - a city in southeastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan to the south of Milwaukee
Badger State, WI, Wisconsin - a midwestern state in north central United States
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Their winter quarters are upon the Racine Amere, where they subsist upon roots and dried buffalo meat.
Lemon's, read little French literature later than Racine, and public prints had not cast their present magnificent illumination over the scandals of life.
One of them claimed to have done wonders with an iron hoop and a file in 1867; a second had a marvellous table with glass legs; a third swore that he had made a telephone in 1860, but did not know what it was until he saw Bell's patent; and a fourth told a vivid story of having heard a bullfrog croak via a telegraph wire which was strung into a certain cellar in Racine, in 1851.