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 of artigas
The place is now known as the Mesa de Artigas—the table of Artigas.
The shaft is surmounted by a bust that represents Artigas himself.
Artigas is the northernmost province on the Uruguay as well as in the Republic.
Of both these some magnificent specimens are to be met with in the Province of Artigas.
Whether any offering of any kind would have tempted Artigas is doubtful.
British Dictionary definitions for artigas
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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