Definition of Huss, John in English:

Huss, John

proper noun

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

    See also Hussite

Pronunciation:

Huss, John

/həs//ho͞os/