Definition of Racine, Jean in English:

Racine, Jean

proper noun

  • (1639–99), French playwright. Central to most of his tragedies is a perception of the blind folly of human passion, continually enslaved and unsatisfied. Notable works: "Andromaque" (1667) and "Phèdre" (1677)

Pronunciation:

Racine, Jean

/rəˈsēn//rä-/