Associations to the word «Amazon»


AMAZON, noun. (Greek mythology) A member of a mythical race of female warriors inhabiting the Black Sea area.
AMAZON, noun. A female warrior.
AMAZON, noun. A tall, strong, or athletic woman.
AMAZON, proper noun. A river of South America that flows through Brazil for about 4000 miles to the South Atlantic.
AMAZON, proper noun. A region including much of this river; specifically, the region of the Amazon Rainforest, or of the Amazon River Basin.
AMAZON, proper noun. Used attributively in compounds.
AMAZON, noun. Any of the large parrots from the genus Amazona.
AMAZON, proper noun. Inc, a very large internet retailer
AMAZON, verb. (transitive) To overwhelm or obliterate, in the context of an Internet start-up vastly outperforming its brick-and-mortar competition.
AMAZON, noun. A tall, strong, athletic woman.
AMAZON LILIES, noun. Plural of Amazon lily
AMAZON LILY, noun. A bulbous plant, Eucharis amazonica, of the family Amaryllidaceae, having tight, compact rosettes of glossy green leaves and tall spikes of white, fragrant flowers.
AMAZON LILY, noun. A giant water lily, Victoria amazonica, with circular leaves of up to 8 feet in diameter having large white female flowers that bloom at night, and change to pink male ones the next night.
AMAZON MILK FROG, noun. A large species of frog native to South America, Trachycephalus resinifictrix.
AMAZON MILK FROGS, noun. Plural of Amazon milk frog

Dictionary definition

AMAZON, noun. A large strong and aggressive woman.
AMAZON, noun. (Greek mythology) one of a nation of women warriors of Scythia (who burned off the right breast in order to use a bow and arrow more effectively).
AMAZON, noun. A major South American river; arises in the Andes and flows eastward into the South Atlantic; the world's 2nd longest river (4000 miles).
AMAZON, noun. Mainly green tropical American parrots.

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