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Montezuma II

[mon-tuh-zoo-muh] /ˌmɒn təˈzu mə/
noun
1.
c1470–1520, last Aztec emperor of Mexico 1502–20.
Also, Moctezuma.
Origin
< Spanish < Nahuatl Motēuczōmah, Motēcuhzōmah, equivalent to mo- reflexive pronunciation + tēuc(tli) lord, nobleman + zōmah frowned in anger, i.e., the one who became angry like a nobleman
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Montezuma II

/ˌmɒntɪˈzuːmə/
noun
1.
1466–1520, Aztec emperor of Mexico (?1502–20). He was overthrown and killed by the Spanish conquistador Cortés
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