Definition of Grotius, Hugo in US 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

/ˈɡrōSH(ē)əs/