Definition of 'amazon'
- a large strong and aggressive woman
- (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)
- a major South American river; arises in the Andes and flows eastward into the South Atlantic; the world's 2nd longest river (4000 miles)
Synonyms: Amazon River
- mainly green tropical American parrots