Grotius

[ groh-shee-uh s ]
/ ˈgroʊ ʃi əs /
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noun

HugoHuig de Groot, 1583–1645, Dutch jurist and statesman.

Related formsGro·tian [groh-shuh n, -shee-uh n] /ˈgroʊ ʃən, -ʃi ən/, adjectiveGro·tian·ism, noun

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Grotius

/ (ˈɡrəʊtɪəs) /

noun

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
Derived FormsGrotian, adjectiveGrotianism, noun

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