Definition of O'Higgins, Bernardo in English:

O'Higgins, Bernardo

Pronunciation: /ōˈhiɡinz//ôˈēɡēns/

proper noun

  • (c.1778–1842), Chilean revolutionary leader and statesman; head of state 1817–23. With the help of José de San Martín, he led the army that defeated Spanish forces in 1817 and paved the way for Chilean independence the following year.


O'Higgins, Bernardo