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Definition of the noun amazon

What does amazon mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • amazon: amazons
  • Amazon: Amazons

  1. a large strong and aggressive woman
  2. (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)
  3. mainly green tropical American parrots
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic word: parrot = usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
    • member of: Amazona / genus Amazona = a genus of Psittacidae

Alternative definition of the noun amazon


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


  1. A tall, strong, athletic woman.


  1. "Amazon" is a 2000 romantic comedy adventure film written by Philippe de Broca and Serge Frydman, and directed by Philippe de Broca.
    • country: France
    • starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo as Edouard
    • genres: Romance Film, Comedy, Science Fiction, Adventure Film
    • released on (15 years ago)
  2. "Amazon" a.k.a. "Arachnid" is a 2001 horror film directed by Jack Sholder. In this film, giant killer spiders menace survivors of a plane crash. The film stars Alex Reid, Chris Potter, Rocqueford Allen, Robert Vicencio and José Sancho.
  3. "Amazon" is a 1997 American short documentary film directed by Kieth Merrill. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.
  4. "Amazon" is a 2014 short film written and directed by Marianne O. Ulrichsen.
  5. "Amazon" is a 2014 short comedy drama film written by Jim S. Hansen and directed by Torkel Riise Svenson and Jim S. Hansen.
  6. "Amazon" is a 1990 film directed by Mika Kaurismaki.


  1. Amazon is a fictional character from the 1986 film They Were Eleven.
  2. Amazon is a fictional character from the 1969 film The Girl from Rio.
  3. Amazon is a fictional character from the 1983 film Warrior of the Lost World.
  4. Amazon is a fictional character from the 1983 film Warrior of the Lost World.
  5. Amazon is a fictional character from the 2012 film Bikini Spring Break.

There are other characters with in their name, like Kamen Rider Amazon.

Phrases with Amazon

Phrases starting with the word Amazon:

  1. amazon ant
  2. Amazon lily
  3. Amazon Molly
  4. Amazon Darner
  5. Amazon Ilisha
  6. Amazon Weasel
  7. Amazon Manatee
  8. Amazon Parrots
  9. Amazon Pellona
  10. Amazon Tree Boa

Phrases ending with the word Amazon:

  1. Adama Amazon
  2. Cuban Amazon
  3. Mealy Amazon
  4. Erebia Amazon
  5. Festive Amazon
  6. Palpada Amazon
  7. Tucuman Amazon
  8. Yucatan Amazon
  9. Chorinea Amazon
  10. Chrysops Amazon

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amazon

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Google previewKnots like Stars (2016)

The ABC of Ecological Imagination in our Americas by Roberto Forns-Broggi

The Amazon is a vastly diverse story of conquerors and naturalists; of rubber barons and rubber tappers, of indigenous...


But the Amazon is a vast river system, rather than one river. More than 350...

Google previewThe American Cyclopædia (1881)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

But the Amazon is a vast river system, rather than one river. More than 350...

Google previewThe Amazon Income Guide (2016)

by Charlotte Kobetis

Amazon is a name you can trust – In fact it's a name that consumers have trusted for a very long time. For you that means more revenue,

Google previewIntroduction to International and Global Studies, Second Edition (2015)

by Shawn C. Smallman, Kimberley Brown

The Amazon is a powerful symbol for environmental destruction, given the issue of deforestation and species loss. Changes to the forest...

Google previewSeven Natural Wonders of Central and South America (2009)

by Michael Woods, Mary B. Woods

As a result, they also disagree about whether the Amazon is the longest or second-longest river on Earth. Measuring rivers can be difficult. To determine a river's exact length, scientists try to find its source—where the river begins. The source ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to Brazil (2014)

by Clemmy Manzo, Kiki Deere, Stephen Keeling, Daniel Jacobs

The Amazon is a vast forest – the largest on the planet – and a giant river system. It covers over half of Brazil and a large portion of South America. The forest extends into Brazil's neighbouring countries (Venezuela, Colombia, Peru and ...

Google previewInvaders

(Book #4 Wrong Place, Wrong Time) by P.A. Ross

The one called Amazon is a fine woman and belongs ...

Google previewThe World's Most Amazing Rivers (2009)

by Anita Ganeri

onv/K»W;* a: Rsnaion The Amazon is the biggest river on Earth. It carries more water than any other river — about one-fifth of all river water. The river begins high up in the Andes Mountains in Peru. It then flows across South America to its ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer & Information Technology (2014)

by Mrinal Talukdar

Amazon Cloud Drive Amazon Cloud Drive is an online storage service that allows users to upload and access music, videos, documents and photos from webconnected devices. The service also enables a user to stream music to a device ...

Google previewDictionary of Media and Communication Studies (2006)

by James Watson, Anne Hill Alleyne's news revolution model, 1997 nizations] like to manage what information the news media disseminate about them. They do this through censorship and propaganda. Like the news media, these actors seek self- ...

Google previewHeinemann First Encyclopedia (2005)

by Heinemann Library (Firm)

The Amazon River and many smaller rivers flow across the flat land in the north.

Google previewThe Social Media Revolution: An Economic Encyclopedia of Friending, Following, Texting, and Connecting (2016)

An Economic Encyclopedia of Friending, Following, Texting, and Connecting by Jarice Hanson

Amazon coins are a form of cybercurrency, also known as digital currency. Amazon coins were introduced in 2013 in the United States and Great Britain, where the value of a coin is tied to the value of local currency. For example, one Amazon ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2005)

by R. W. McColl

The Amazon Rainforest is perhaps the largest resource in the world, referred to as the “lungs of the planet.” kinkajou, puma, tarantula, tree frog, moth, tapir, cockroach, iguana, jaguar, cougar, deer, lemur, orangutan, marmoset, pink dolphin, ...

Google previewThe 100 Most Significant Events in American Business: An Encyclopedia (2012)

An Encyclopedia by Quentin R. Skrabec Jr.

Amazon also added customer services such as gift-wrapping. Through special services, novel digital shopping features, and discounting, Amazon began to overtake brick-and-mortar stores. Amazon used its early understanding of the Internet ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Marketing (2016)

by Charles Doyle

Although now seen as a veteran of webenabled businesses, in its relatively short life has mastered... was successful early, and came through the disaster at the turn of the century intact because it had a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Media (2002)

An Essential Reference to Communication and Technology by Steve Jones is one of the most well-known and successful Internet startup companies. Beginning as an online bookstore and expanding into other areas of online retail, pioneered several key features of online shopping, or what ...

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Quotes about Amazon

We've had three big ideas at Amazon that we've stuck with for 18 years, and they're the reason we're successful: Put the customer first. Invent. And be patient. (Jeff Bezos)
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Scrabble value of A1M3A1Z10O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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