Definition of Ruiz de Alarcón y Mendoza, Juan in English:

Ruiz de Alarcón y Mendoza, Juan

Line breaks: Juan Ruiz de Alar|cón y Men|doza
Pronunciation: /rʊˌiːθ deɪ ˌalɑːˈkɒn iː mɛnˌdəʊsə
 
, ˌrrwiθ de alarˈkon i menˌdoθa, ˌrrwis, menˌdosa/
( 1580–1639), Spanish dramatist, born in Mexico City. His most famous play, the moral comedy La Verdad sospechosa, was the basis of Corneille’s Le Menteur (1642).

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