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Aztec emperor from 1440 to 1469.
Aztec emperor from 1502 to 1520, during which time the Spanish conquest of Mexico began.
Origin: From Classical Nahuatl Motēuczōma, "he who frowns like a lord", from mo- (reflexive prefix) + tēuc- "lord" + -zōma "to frown in anger".
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