Definition of Huss, John in English:

Huss, John

proper noun

  • (c.1372–1415), Bohemian religious reformer; Czech name Jan Hus. A rector of Prague University, he supported the views of Wyclif, attacked ecclesiastical abuses, and was excommunicated in 1411. He was later tried and burnt at the stake.

    See also Hussite

Pronunciation

Huss, John

/hʌs/