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

/ˈɡrōSH(ē)əs/