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Hugo

[hyoo-goh or, often, yoo-; French y-goh]
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noun
  1. Vic·tor (Ma·rie, Viscount) [vik-ter muh-ree; French veek-tawr ma-ree] /ˈvɪk tər məˈri; French vikˈtɔr maˈri/, 1802–85, French poet, novelist, and dramatist.
  2. a male given name.
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  • I asked Hugo von Meilingen to settle affairs for me, and left that night.

    The First Violin

    Jessie Fothergill

  • Every one in business or official circles in Bombay knew about Hugo Tancred.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • He had, of course, no smallest inkling of Hugo's debts or gambling propensities.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • They thought Hugo very wonderful, and seemed rather afraid of him.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker

  • I don't see much sign of Hugo and his people in the children.

    Jan and Her Job

    L. Allen Harker


British Dictionary definitions for hugo

Hugo

noun
  1. Victor (Marie) (viktɔr). 1802–85, French poet, novelist, and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France. His works include the volumes of verse Les Feuilles d'automne (1831) and Les Contemplations (1856), the novels Notre-Dame de Paris (1831) and Les Misérables (1862), and the plays Hernani (1830) and Ruy Blas (1838)
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