Montezuma II


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Mon·te·zu·ma II

 (mŏn′tĭ-zo͞o′mə) or Moc·te·zu·ma (mŏk′-) 1466?-1520.
Last Aztec emperor in Mexico (1502-1520). He was overthrown by the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortés.

Montezuma II

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

Mon•te•zu•ma II

(ˌmɒn təˈzu mə)

also Moctezuma


n.
c1470–1520, last Aztec emperor of Mexico 1502–20.
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