San Martín

[ san mahr-teen; Spanish sahn mahr-teen ]
/ ˌsæn mɑrˈtin; Spanish ˌsɑn mɑrˈtin /

noun

Jo·sé de [haw-se the], /hɔˈsɛ ðɛ/, 1778–1850, South American general and statesman, born in Argentina: leader in winning independence for Argentina, Peru, and Chile; protector of Peru 1821–22.

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British Dictionary definitions for San Martín

San Martín
/ (Spanish san marˈtin) /

noun

José de (xoˈse de). 1778–1850, South American patriot, who played an important part in gaining independence for Argentina, Chile, and Peru. He was protector of Peru (1821–22)
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