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Grotius, Hugo Syllabification: Gro·ti·us, Hugo
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrōSH(ē)əs/

Definition of Grotius, Hugo in English:

( 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.

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