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Moc•te•zu•maSp. ˌmɔk tɛˈsu mɑ(n.)

  1. Category: Biography

    Ref: Montezuma II.


  1. Moctezuma(ProperNoun)

    Aztec emperor from 1440 to 1469.

  2. Moctezuma(ProperNoun)

    Aztec emperor from 1502 to 1520, during which time the Spanish conquest of Mexico began.

  3. 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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