A century apart, Paul Rosolie and Henry Walter Bates describe their abiding enchantment with the Amazon.
Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube are all taking a unique approach to original programming on the Web.
Not a chance, according to the company that took over hosting duties after Amazon shut the whistleblowing website down.
Reports from the Art Newspaper and the Wall Street Journal say Amazon is making plans to sell fine art online.
How much cheaper will depend on whether Apple would want to fight Amazon to maintain competitiveness.
It is the best of flyers, as it can "breakfast on the Senegal (Africa), and dine on the Amazon."
Tongues had been creeping up the rivers that ran into the Amazon.
Man makes a very insignificant figure in the vast solitudes of the Amazon.
It seemed as though she had re-donned her armour and become an Amazon again.
There was something triumphant in her step which put one in mind of some handsome Amazon returning from battle.
late 14c., from Greek Amazon (mostly in plural Amazones) "one of a race of female warriors in Scythia," probably from an unknown non-Indo-European word, possibly from an Iranian compound *ha-maz-an- "(one) fighting together" [Watkins], but in folk etymology long derived from a- "without" + mazos "breasts," hence the story that the Amazons cut or burned off one breast so they could draw bowstrings more efficiently.
The river in South America (originally called by the Spanish Rio Santa Maria de la Mar Dulce) rechristened by Francisco de Orellana, 1541, after an encounter with female warriors of the Tapuyas (or, as some say, beardless, long-haired male tribesmen; still others hold that the name is a corruption of a native word in Tupi or Guarani meaning "wave").