tenochititlan

Tenochititlan
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A sound of the pronunciation of Tenochititlan [teh-noh-cheeteet-lahn], the Aztec capital. The name is thought to mean “Among the prickly pears [growing among] rocks”, but this is contested.  It was situated on an island on lake Texcoco and served as the home of the Mexica, where Mexico inherited it’s name. It’s ruins are where Mexico city was built.