from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Grotius, Hugo Originally Huig de Groot. 1583-1645. Dutch jurist, politician, and theologian whose major work Of the Law of War and Peace (1625) is considered the first comprehensive treatise on international law.

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  • n. Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)


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