Huitzilopochtli  

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In Aztec religion, Huitzilopochtli, also spelled Uitzilopochtli (Template:Lang-nci-IPA "Hummingbird on the Left", or "Left-Handed Hummingbird", huitzilin being Nahuatl for hummingbird), was a god of war, sun, human sacrifice and the patron of the city of Tenochtitlan. He was also the national god of the Mexicas of Tenochtitlan.



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