Montezuma's revenge(redirected from Moctezuma's Revenge)
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(Pathology) informal an acute attack of infectious diarrhoea, esp when experienced by tourists in Mexico
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Slang. traveler's diarrhea, esp. as experienced by some visitors to Mexico.
[1960–65, Amer.; in allusion to Montezuma II, who was killed by invading Europeans]
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|Noun||1.||Montezuma's revenge - diarrhea contracted in Mexico or Central America|
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