[Spanish mawk-te-soo-mah]

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for moctezuma

Historical Examples of moctezuma

  • 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