Montezuma II
or Moctezuma biographical name 1466-1520 last Aztec emperor of Mexico (1502-20)

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  • Montezuma II — [mänt΄ə zo͞o′mə] 1480? 1520; Aztec emperor of Mexico (1502 20) …   English World dictionary

  • Montezuma II — Moctezuma II Pour les articles homonymes, voir Moctezuma. Représentation de Motecuzoma Xocoyotzin par Antonio De Solis (1715). Moctezuma II, ou Mon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Montezuma II. — Moctezuma II., 1715 von Antonio de Solis dargestellt Moctezuma II. (eigentlich Motecuhzoma Xocoyotzin [mõteku soma ʃoko jotsin], spanisch auch Montezuma; * um 1465; † 30. Juni 1520 in Tenochtitlán …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Montezuma II — /mon teuh zooh meuh/ c1470 1520, last Aztec emperor of Mexico 1502 20. Also, Moctezuma. [ < Sp < Nahuatl Moteuczomah, Motecuhzomah, equiv. to mo reflexive pron. + teuc(tli) lord, nobleman + zomah frowned in anger, i.e., the one who became angry… …   Universalium

  • Montezuma II — Mon•te•zu•ma II [[t]ˌmɒn təˈzu mə[/t]] also Moctezuma n. big c1470–1520, last Aztec emperor of Mexico 1502–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • MONTEZUMA II —    the last of the Mexican emperors; submitted to Cortez when he landed; died in 1520 of a wound he received as he pled with his subjects to submit to the conqueror, aggravated by grief over the failure of his efforts in bringing about a… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Montezuma II — (1466 1520) Aztec ruler of Mexico before the Spanish invasion led by Hernando Cortez in 1520 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Montezuma II — /mɒntəˈzumə/ (say montuh zoohmuh), / ˈzjumə/ (say zyoohmuh) noun c. 1477–1520, last Aztec emperor of Mexico, 1503–20; killed by Spanish conquistador, Cortés …   Australian English dictionary

  • Montezuma II — noun the last Aztec emperor in Mexico who was overthrown and killed by Hernando Cortes (1466 1520) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑emperor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Montezuma's Revenge (video game) — Montezuma s Revenge C64 cover art of Montezuma s Revenge Developer(s) Utopia Software Publisher(s) Parker Brothers …   Wikipedia

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