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amazon

noun

1 amazon

A large strong and aggressive woman.

synonym: virago.



2 Amazon

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).

Polish: Amazonka

3 Amazon

A major South American river; arises in the Andes and flows eastward into the South Atlantic; the world's 2nd longest river (4000 miles).

synonym: Amazon River.

Polish: Amazonka

4 amazon

Mainly green tropical American parrots.

Polish: amazonka


Roget 726: combatant; disputant, controversialist, polemic, litigant, belligerent; competitor, rival, corrival; fighter, assailant; champion, Paladin; mosstrooper, ... show more

Roget 861: courage, bravery, valor; resoluteness, boldness etc. adj.; spirit, daring, gallantry, intrepidity; contempt of danger, defiance of danger; derring-do; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Xanthippe, androgyne, butch, colossus, dyke, fishwife, giant, harpy, hoyden, lesbian, ogress, romp, scold, shrew, termagant, titan, tomboy, virago, vixen.

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