Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Women collectively; especially, the Amazons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The people called Amazons.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete The Amazons (mythical female warriors).

Etymologies

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Old French femenie, feminie, the female sex, realm of women.

Examples

  • And after, under Scythia, and from the sea of Caspian unto the flom of Thainy, is Amazonia, that is the land of feminye, where that no man is, but only all women.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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