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Huss, John Syllabification: Huss, John
Pronunciation: /həs/ /ho͞os/

Definition of Huss, John in English:

( Circa 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.

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