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O'Hig·gins

 (ō-hĭg′ĭnz), Bernardo 1778-1842.
Chilean revolutionary and politician who ruled Chile from the time it gained independence from Spain (1817) until he was deposed (1823).
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O'Higgins

(əʊˈhɪɡɪnz; Spanish oˈiɣins)
n
1. (Biography) Ambrosio (æmˈbrəʊzɪˌəʊ). ?1720–1801, Irish soldier, who became viceroy of Chile (1789–96) and of Peru (1796–1801)
2. (Biography) his son, Bernardo (bɛrˈnarðo). 1778–1842, Chilean revolutionary. He was one of the leaders in the struggle for independence from Spain and was Chile's first president (1817–23)
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O'Hig•gins

(oʊˈhɪg ɪnz; Sp. ɔˈi gins)

n.
Bernardo (Liberator of Chile), 1778–1842, Chilean general and statesman.
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