Tenochtitlan meaning of word?
Tenochtitlan means "Place of the Prickly Pear Cactus".
Tenochtitlan is a city-state located in Mexico and is the former capital of the Aztec Empire. There seems to be some uncertainty amongst etymologists as to the meaning of the word but it seems to approximate to "At the Place Near Rock-cactus-Fruit". For more details: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Tenochtitlan