Definition of Grotius, Hugo in English:

Grotius, Hugo

proper noun

  • (1583–1645), Dutch jurist and diplomat; Latinized name of Huig de Groot. His legal treatise "De Jure Belli et Pacis" (1625) established the basis of modern international law.

Pronunciation

Grotius, Hugo

/ˈɡrəʊtɪəs/