Definitions for "Aztecs"
Native Americans who occupied the region around Mexico City at the time of the Spanish Conquest.
Ancient civilization of Central America. It was conquered by Spanish colonization in the XVI century BC.
(Nahuatl) A pre-Hispanic empire that controlled much of central Mexico, with a capital in Tenochtitlan, up until the Spanish conquest. The Aztecs called themselves the Culhua-Mexica. "Huey Tlatoani" or "Great Speaker" was the title of their supreme ruler.