Definitions for torquemadaˌtɔr kəˈmɑ də
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Tor•que•ma•daˌtɔr kəˈmɑ də(n.)
Tomás de, 1420–98, Spanish inquisitor general.
Torquemada, Tomas de Torquemada(noun)
the Spaniard who as Grand Inquisitor was responsible for the death of thousands of Jews and suspected witches during the Spanish Inquisition (1420-1498)
Tomás de Torquemada is the fictional main villain from the comic strip Nemesis the Warlock in British comic 2000 AD, who eventually appeared in 7 episodes of spin-off adventures of his own. He is named after and inspired by the real life Tomás de Torquemada.
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