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Meaning of San Martín

San Mar•tín

Pronunciation: (san" mär-tēn' Sp. sän" mär-tēn'), [key]
  1. 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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