Montezuma's revenge

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Mon·​te·​zu·​ma's revenge | \ ˌmän-tə-ˈzü-məz- How to pronounce Montezuma's revenge (audio) \

Definition of Montezuma's revenge

: traveler's diarrhea especially when contracted in Mexico

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the one person in the tour group who didn't drink the water was spared Montezuma's revenge

First Known Use of Montezuma's revenge

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Montezuma's revenge

Montezuma II

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The first known use of Montezuma's revenge was in 1960

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“Montezuma's revenge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Montezuma%27s%20revenge. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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Montezuma's revenge

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Mon·​te·​zu·​ma's re·​venge | \ ˌmänt-ə-ˈzü-məz-ri-ˈvenj How to pronounce Montezuma's revenge (audio) \

Medical Definition of Montezuma's revenge

: diarrhea contracted in Mexico especially by tourists

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