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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. 2015.
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  • The captain opened his mouth, and Hugo waved to him to be silent.

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

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • Well, Mr. Hugo, I have had an infinity of trouble with that girl.'

    Hugo Arnold Bennett
  • Hugo took it and stared at his son with strange glazed eyes.

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • 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)
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Hugo in Technology

A bytecode-interpreted transaction handler from Geac.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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