amazon

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

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amazon (plural amazons)

  1. A tall, strong, athletic woman.
    Although the evidence for real Amazons is thin, women athletes are often dubbed amazons.

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