Amazonian

Amazonian

[am-uh-zoh-nee-uhn]
adjective
1.
(of a woman) characteristic of or like an Amazon; powerful and aggressive; warlike.
2.
pertaining to the Amazon River or the country adjacent to it.
noun
3.
a native or inhabitant of the area adjoining the Amazon River.

Origin:
1585–95; Amazon + -ian

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Amazon1 (ˈæməzən)
 
n
1.  Greek myth one of a race of women warriors of Scythia near the Black Sea
2.  one of a legendary tribe of female warriors of South America
3.  (often not capital) any tall, strong, or aggressive woman
 
[C14: via Latin from Greek Amazōn, of uncertain origin]
 
Amazonian1
 
adj

Amazonian (æməˈzəʊnɪən)
 
adj
of or relating to the Amazon river, the land around it, or the inhabitants of this land

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