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Artigas

[ahr-tee-gahs]
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noun
  1. Jo·sé Ger·va·sio [haw-se her-vah-syaw] /hɔˈsɛ hɛrˈvɑ syɔ/, 1764–1850, Uruguayan soldier and patriot.
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Historical Examples

  • The shaft is surmounted by a bust that represents Artigas himself.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • The place is now known as the Mesa de Artigas—the table of Artigas.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • Of both these some magnificent specimens are to be met with in the Province of Artigas.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • Artigas is the northernmost province on the Uruguay as well as in the Republic.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • Arriving on the heels of his enemy at the point of hostilities, Artigas was not slow to act.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel


British Dictionary definitions for artigas

Artigas

noun
  1. José Gervasio. 1764–1850, the national hero of Uruguay. He fought for Uruguayan independence from Argentina, but was driven into exile in 1820
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