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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southeast Wisconsin on Lake Michigan south of Milwaukee. It grew as a port and manufacturing center.
  • Jean Baptiste,French playwright noted for his tragedies, such as Britannicus (1669) and Phèdre (1677), which are based on classical Greek and Roman themes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A root.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun French advocate of Jansenism; tragedian who based his works on Greek and Roman themes (1639-1699)
  • noun a city in southeastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan to the south of Milwaukee

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  • The Frenchman was not, I trust, aware at that moment of the heresies of the English critic who had ventured only a few years before to speak of "the exaggerated French estimate of Racine," and even to indorse the judgment of Joubert -- "_Racine est le Virgile des ignorants"!

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  • When RACINE produced his "Athalie," it was not at all relished: Boileau indeed declared that he understood these matters better than the public, and prophesied that the public would return to it: they did so; but it was sixty years afterwards; and Racine died without suspecting that "Athalie" was his masterpiece.

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  • RACINE - President Barack Obama will hold a town hall meeting on the economy in Racine on

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  • RACINE - Robert E. Mallach, 75, of Racine, died at his residence on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009.

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  • RACINE - Robert E. Mallach, 75, of Racine, died at his residence on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009.

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  • RACINE - Robert E. Mallach, 75, of Racine, died at his residence on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009.

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  • RACINE - Police in Racine have pulled a man's body out of the Root River.

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  • RACINE - Robert E. Mallach, 75, of Racine, died at his residence on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009.

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  • RACINE - A 24-year-old Racine man shot from behind while walking into TBG's tavern late Wednesday is expected to recover, according to police reports.

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  • RACINE - Robert E. Mallach, 75, of Racine, died at his residence on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009.

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