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English[]

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Etymology 1[]

From Middle English < Latin < Ancient Greek Ἀμαζών (Amazōn).

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Amazon

Plural
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  1. Template:Greek mythology a member of a mythical race of female warriors inhabiting the Black Sea area
  2. A female warrior.
  3. A tall, strong, or athletic woman.
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Etymology 2[]

Spanish, Río Amazonas. It is common belief that the Spanish explorer Francisco de Orellana fought a battle against a tribe of Tapuya savages, in which the women fought alongside the men. He no doubt derived the name from the Amazons in Greek mythology.

Adjective[]

Amazon

  1. relating to the area around the Amazon River in South America (e.g., the Amazon Basin, the Amazon Rainforest); or referring to the river itself, The Amazon
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Proper noun[]

Amazon

  1. Template:Rivers A river of South America that flows through Brazil for about 4000 miles to the South Atlantic.
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Derived terms[]

  • Amazonian
  • Amazon milk frog

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Noun[]

amazon

  1. Any of the large parrots from the genus Amazona.

Latin[]

Noun[]

Amāzon (genitive Amāzonis); f, third declension

  1. an Amazon
  2. a female warrior

Inflection[]

Number Singular Plural
nominative Amāzon Amāzonēs
genitive Amāzonis Amāzonum
dative Amāzonī Amāzonibus
accusative Amāzonem Amāzonēs
ablative Amāzone Amāzonibus
vocative Amāzon Amāzonēs

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