Amazonian
Amazonian Am`a*zo"ni*an, a. 1. Pertaining to or resembling an Amazon; of masculine manners; warlike. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to the river Amazon in South America, or to its valley. [1913 Webster]


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  • Amazonian — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the River Amazon. 2) (of a woman) very tall and strong …   English terms dictionary

  • Amazonian — [am΄ə zō′nē ən] adj. 1. of, like, or characteristic of an Amazon 2. [often a ] of an amazon; tall, strong, aggressive, etc.: said of a woman 3. of the Amazon River or the country around it …   English World dictionary

  • Amazonian — [[t]æ̱məzo͟ʊniən[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Amazonian means related to the area around the river Amazon. ...the people who live in the Amazonian rainforest. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n People sometimes describe a tall, strong woman as Amazonian. The Amazonian… …   English dictionary

  • Amazonian — 1. adjective a) of or relating to the Amazons; aggressive and warlike Womens Tennis champions and are noted for their Amazonian physiques. b) having to do with the Amazon River in South America, and its surrounding region. 2. noun …   Wiktionary

  • amazonian — adjective a) Having characteristics of the mythical Amazons; aggressive and warlike Womens Tennis champions and are noted for their amazonian physiques. b) (of a woman) Tall, strong and athletic. See Also: amazon …   Wiktionary

  • Amazonian — adjective Date: 1594 1. relating to, resembling, or befitting an Amazon or an amazon 2. of or relating to the Amazon River or its valley …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Amazonian — /am euh zoh nee euhn/, adj. 1. (of a woman) characteristic of or like an Amazon; powerful and aggressive; warlike. 2. pertaining to the Amazon River or the country adjacent to it. n. 3. a native or inhabitant of the area adjoining the Amazon… …   Universalium

  • Amazonian — Am·a·zo·ni·an || ‚æmÉ™ zəʊnɪən adj. resembling an Amazon; warlike, powerful; pertaining to the Amazon river …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Amazonian — [amə zəʊnɪən] adjective 1》 relating to the River Amazon. 2》 (of a woman) very tall and strong …   English new terms dictionary

  • amazonian — am·a·zo·ni·an …   English syllables

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