Racine

biographical name
Ra·​cine | \ra-ˈsēn, rə-\

Definition of Racine 

(Entry 1 of 2)

Jean 1639–1699 French dramatist

Racine

geographical name
Ra·​cine | \rə-ˈsēn, rā-\

Definition of Racine (Entry 2 of 2)

city on Lake Michigan in southeastern Wisconsin south of Milwaukee population 78,860

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Racinian \ra-​ˈsi-​nē-​ən, rə-​ \ adjective

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