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  1. Ru·iz de A·lar·cón, Juan
    IPA[ro͞oˈēs dā ˌälärˈkōn]
    • 1. (1580–1639), Spanish playwright, born in Mexico City; full name Juan Ruiz de Alarcón y Mendoza.

    • (1580–1639), Spanish playwright, born in Mexico City; full name Juan Ruiz de Alarcón y Mendoza. His most famous play, the moral comedy La Verdad sospechosa, was the basis of Corneille's Le Menteur (1642).
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