Amazon (noun)

  1. A member of a legendary race of female warriors.
  2. A tall, strong and athletic woman.
  3. The largest online retailer of products and services in the world.


Early 16th century, from latin amazon, from greek amazon, from a- (not) + mazos (breast).


  1. The story of the Amazons is a popular subject in Greek mythology.
  2. She"s a real amazon, she"s 6 feet tall and can bench press twice her weight.
  3. I always buy books on Amazon.
  4. Amazon is a major player in the e-commerce market.
  5. The company was named after the mighty Amazons of Greek mythology.
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