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[hyoo-goh or, often, yoo-; French y-goh] /ˈhyu goʊ or, often, ˈyu-; French üˈgoʊ/
Victor (Marie, Viscount)
[vik-ter muh-ree;; French veek-tawr ma-ree] /ˈvɪk tər məˈri;; French vikˈtɔr maˈri/ (Show IPA),
1802–85, French poet, novelist, and dramatist.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The captain opened his mouth, and Hugo waved to him to be silent.

    Gladiator Philip Wylie
  • There, up above me on the pavement, was Hugo, stretching away into the distance.

    Marge Askinforit Barry Pain
  • Well, Mr. Hugo, I have had an infinity of trouble with that girl.'

    Hugo Arnold Bennett
  • Instantly, Hugo concealed as much of himself as he could under the kitchen table.

    Marge Askinforit Barry Pain
  • The discovery was made an occasion of whooping triumph by Fred and Hugo, as if they had surprised some secret.

    The Hall and the Grange Archibald Marshall
British Dictionary definitions for Hugo


/ˈhjuːɡəʊ; French yɡo/
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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