Amazon

Definitions of Amazon
  1. 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)
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    type of:
    mythical being
    an imaginary being of myth or fable
  2. 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)
    synonyms: Amazon River
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    example of:
    river
    a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
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