Pronunciation: (ō-hig'inz; Sp. ô-ē'gēns), [key]
1. Am•bro•sio Pronunciation: (äm-brô'syô), [key] (Marqués de Osorno), 1720?–1801, Irish soldier and administrator in South America.
2. his son,Ber•nar•do Pronunciation: (ber-när'&thslash;ô), [key] (Liberator of Chile), 1778–1842, Chilean general and statesman.
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