1. a large strong and aggressive woman

Similar word(s): virago

Definition categories: person, woman

2. (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)

Definition categories: person

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

Definition categories: object

4. mainly green tropical American parrots

Definition categories: animal, parrot

Sentences with amazon as a noun:

- Although the evidence for real Amazons is thin, women athletes are often dubbed amazons.