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Grotius

[groh-shee-uh s]
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noun
  1. HugoHuig de Groot, 1583–1645, Dutch jurist and statesman.
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Related formsGro·tian [groh-shuh n, -shee-uh n] /ˈgroʊ ʃən, -ʃi ən/, adjectiveGro·tian·ism, noun
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Grotius

noun
  1. Hugo, original name Huig de Groot. 1583–1645, Dutch jurist and statesman, whose De Jure Belli ac Pacis (1625) is regarded as the foundation of modern international law
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Derived FormsGrotian, adjectiveGrotianism, noun
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