montezuma re-venges

Montezuma's revenge

noun Slang.
traveler's diarrhea, especially as experienced by some visitors to Mexico.

1960–65, Americanism; in allusion to Montezuma II, who was killed by invading Europeans Unabridged
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Montezuma's revenge
informal an acute attack of infectious diarrhoea, esp when experienced in Mexico by tourists

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Montezuma's revenge
"severe intestinal infection," such as often suffered by non-natives in Mexico, 1962, in reference to Montezuma II (1466-1520), Aztec ruler at the time of the Sp. conquest of Mexico.
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Montezuma's revenge definition

[mɑntəˈzuməz rɪˈvɛndʒ]
  1. n.
    diarrhea; tourist diarrhea. (Refers to tourists in Mexico.) : I had a little touch of Montezuma's revenge the second day, but other than that we had a wonderful time.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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