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English noun: amazon

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


Synonymsvirago


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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