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[Spanish mawk-te-soo-mah] /Spanish ˌmɔk tɛˈsu mɑ/
noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Land of the nopal and maguey—home of Moctezuma and Malinché!

    The War Trail Mayne Reid
  • Moctezuma delivered them up, and Cortez at once had them burned in public.

    The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis
  • Moctezuma received him with great ceremony, but undoubtedly with treacherous intent.

    The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis
  • The Indito runners go as fast as when they brought Moctezuma fresh fish from the Gulf.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • On the Indian frontier, yes; but in the valley of Mexico—tranquil since the time of Moctezuma—there had been no fighting.

    The Bandolero Mayne Reid
  • Entertainments were plentiful in Moctezuma's city, though subsisting, so to speak, upon diminished rations.

  • Thus throughout the whole Republic agriculture is practically where it was in the time of Moctezuma.

    The American Egypt Channing Arnold
  • There is a moss-hung cypress near one of the little lakes, called the Arbol de Moctezuma.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • In the crisis when it became necessary to seize the treacherous Moctezuma, Alvarado was active and prominent.

    The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis
  • Another authority says: "Montezuma, or more correctly, Moctezuma."

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