Definition of Flipper, Henry Ossian in English:

Flipper, Henry Ossian

proper noun

  • (1856–1940), US soldier and engineer. The first black graduate of West Point 1877, he was court-martialed on false charges in 1882. The charges were not withdrawn until the 1970s, and in 1999 he was formally pardoned.

Pronunciation:

Flipper, Henry Ossian

/ˈflipər/