amazon - definitions and synonyms

amazon noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a large strong and aggressive woman

    Synonyms:

    virago
  2. ( also written as Amazon )

    English Meaning: 

    : (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. ( also written as Amazon )

    English Meaning: 

    : 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
  4. English Meaning: 

    : mainly green tropical American parrots