Tenochtitlán

[ te-nawch-tee-tlahn ]
/ tɛˌnɔtʃ tiˈtlɑn /

noun

the capital of the Aztec empire: founded in 1325; destroyed by the Spaniards in 1521; now the site of Mexico City.

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Tenochtitlán
/ (tɛˌnɔːtʃtiːˈtlɑːn) /

noun

an ancient city and capital of the Aztec empire on the present site of Mexico City; razed by Cortés in 1521
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