A Nahuatl (Aztec) given name, and the name of two Aztec emperors.
Moctezuma II (1466-1520), the Aztec emperor at the time of the Spanish conquest.
Origin of montezuma
From Classical Nahuatl Motēuczōma (“he frowns like a lord”).
Montezuma Sentence Examples
Montezuma presented Cortes with a map, painted on Nequen cloth, of the Gulf coast.
and Montezuma II., emperor of Mexico in the beginning of the 16th century, maintained large collections of animals in the gardens of his capital.
Till the 18th century the gigantic figures of Axayacatl and his son Montezuma were to be seen carved in the porphyry hill of Chapultepec, but these as well as the hanging gardens have been destroyed, and only the groves of ahuehuete (cypress) remain of the ancient beauties of the place.
And a Spanish adventurer destroyed the picture records which were found in the pueblo of Montezuma.
Her first recorded appearance on the stage was in 1665 as Cydaria, Montezuma's daughter, in Dryden's Indian Emperor, a serious part ill-suited to her.