Definitions

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  • proper n. A Nahuatl (Aztec) given name, and the name of two Aztec emperors.
  • proper n. Moctezuma II (1466-1520), the Aztec emperor at the time of the Spanish conquest.

Etymologies

From Classical Nahuatl Motēuczōma ("he frowns like a lord"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Address: 7000 CR 30, Heeney MONTEZUMA: No rules above 10,000 feet Tenacious best describes the spirit of Montezuma.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 7: 50 a.m. MONTEZUMA -- One person was killed in a motorcycle accident in the town of Montezuma Friday.

    NBC3 - Local News

  • I have a feeling that from now on, whenever a little money finds its way into my pocket, the temptation to blow it on a plane ticket to Florence (cheap from London, as these things go) and have a cup of Hemingway's Montezuma is going to be nigh-irresistible.

    - Boing Boing

  • Montezuma is their best-known emperor, though not their last.

    Mexico's Name

  • He lives on an asteroid he calls Montezuma's Castle.

    The Runaway Asteroid

  • Some may call it Montezuma's Revenge or The Tijuana Two-Step, but gastric disturbances and diarrhea know no political boundaries.

    Food From Street Vendors,Good Or Bad

  • Pilpatoe, who entered his camp with a numerous retinue, and informed him that they were persons entrusted with the government of that province by a great monarch, whom they called Montezuma, and that they were sent to inquire what his intentions were in visiting their coast, and to offer him what assistance he might need.

    Peter Parley's Tales About America and Australia

  • Two of the properties are near Mancos in Montezuma County in southwest Colorado, another near Crawford in Delta County and five near Westcliffe in Custer and Fremont counties.

    Polygamist Group Seeks Safe Haven In Colorado

  • In summary, while Chavez’s quest to prove his blood lineage to Montezuma is laughably absurd, it is also somehow fitting that Venezuela’s erratic and mentally unstable president should seek to prove that he is Montezuma’s heir.

    Hugo's Despotic DNA

  • In front of the Montezuma was a large park, exquisitely landscaped with shade trees and rare flowers, planted in three train - car loads of imported sod and topsoil.

    'Appetite for America'

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