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English noun: amazon

1. amazon (person) a large strong and aggressive woman


Broader (hypernym)adult female, woman

2. Amazon (person) (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)

Broader (hypernym)mythical being

Domain categoryGreek mythology

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

SynonymsAmazon River

Instance hypernymriver

Part meronymBrasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil, Peru, Republic of Peru

4. amazon (animal) mainly green tropical American parrots

Broader (hypernym)parrot

Member meronymAmazona, genus Amazona

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