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Am·a·zon

Amazon

 
pronunciation:
ae m zan
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a major river that flows from the Andes in Peru across northern Brazil to the Atlantic.
definition 2: in Greek mythology, a member of a race of tall, strong, and fierce female warriors that lived near the Black Sea.
definition 3: (often l.c.) a woman resembling this mythical race in stature, strength, or character.
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derivation: Amazonian (adj.)
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