[ UK /ˈæməzən/ ]
[ US /ˈæməˌzɑn/ ]
[ US /ˈæməˌzɑn/ ]
- (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)
How To Use Amazon In A Sentence
- They were exploring the Amazon jungle.
- Representing France, Jean-Marc Bustamante conjures a ‘Pavilion of the Amazons,’ which centers on four large color photographs of solitary, unsmiling young women standing in resolutely unpicturesque landscapes.
- The creature lives in the remote parts of the Upper Amazon and has a “particularly unpleasant habit of infesting humans”, the scientists say. New Species Of Nose-Dwelling Leech Discovered | Impact Lab
- I immediately started thinking of the Amazon, ecotourism, and the fabulous ways that they could protect their bird species, because I am an avid bird-watcher. Spoken from the Heart
- She was already well on her way to becoming an amazon beauty, with long slender legs, perfect, glowing skin and light brown hair with copper streaks cascading over her broad shoulders.
- I report here an observation of attempted predation by a tayra in the western Amazon, in Acre, Brazil.
- Other birds that utilize this ecoregion are yellow-crowned night-heron (Nyctanassa violacea), neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus), yucatan parrot (Amazona xantholora), Yucatán bobwhite (Colinus nigrogularis), and zenaida dove (Zenaida aurita). Petenes mangroves
- Amazon, with the Kindle 2.0 Reader, has the option of addressing some keylow lying fruitlike support for folders, PDF support perhaps? Kindle Vs Sony Reader « Kindle Review – Kindle 3 Review, iPad Review
- The jar contains a preserved Pterophyllum scalare freshwater angelfish from the Amazon, and the watercolor artwork in the background is by Agassiz’s illustrator Jacques Burkhardt. Pandas and Man at Harvard - The Panda's Thumb
- Since then, Amazon has talked to media companies about smaller— and less expensive—caches of movies and TV shows than Net flix usually buys, those people added. Amazon Adds Streaming-Video Service For Prime Members