Definition of O'Higgins, Bernardo in English:

O'Higgins, Bernardo

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 which defeated Spanish forces in 1817 and paved the way for Chilean independence the following year.

Pronunciation

O'Higgins, Bernardo

/ōˈhiɡinz/