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  • noun A tall, strong, athletic woman.

Etymologies

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From Amazon, from Middle English, from Latin, from Ancient Greek Ἀμαζών (Amazōn).

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  • "In amazon costume, hard hat, jackboots cockspurred, vermilion waistcoat, fawn musketeer gauntlets with braided drums, long train held up and hunting crop with which she strikes her welt constantly."

    Joyce, Ulysses, 15

    February 8, 2007

  • Done cut down the Amazon to bring you that wish list.

    June 7, 2007

  • Other customers...

    April 1, 2009