Definitions for Amazon
ˈæm əˌzɒn, -zənama·zon
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a large strong and aggressive woman
(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)
Amazon, Amazon Rivernoun
a major South American river; arises in the Andes and flows eastward into the South Atlantic; the world's 2nd longest river (4000 miles)
mainly green tropical American parrots
A tall, strong, athletic woman.
Although the evidence for real Amazons is thin, women athletes are often dubbed amazons.
Etymology: Spanish, Río Amazonas. It is common belief that the Spanish explorer Francisco de Orellana fought a battle against a tribe of Tapuya savages, in which the women fought alongside the men. He no doubt derived the name from the Amazons in Greek mythology.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The Amazons were a race of women famous for valour, who inhabited Caucasus ; they are so called from their cutting off their breasts, to use their weapons better. A warlike woman; a virago.
Etymology: α and μάζος.
Stay, stay thy hands, thou art an amazon,
And fightest with the sword. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.
Amazon refers to several entities, both geographical and corporate. In a geographical context, the Amazon refers to a major river in South America and the surrounding rainforest, known for its rich biodiversity. In a corporate context, Amazon refers to Amazon.com Inc., a multinational technology company based in the United States. Founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994, it initially started as an online marketplace for books and later diversified to sell electronics, software, video games, clothing, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics, notably the Amazon Kindle e-book reader, Amazon Echo, and Fire TV, and is also the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS and PaaS) through its AWS division. It also offers digital streaming, artificial intelligence, and other services. As of 2021, it's one of the world's largest companies in terms of market cap and revenue.
one of a fabulous race of female warriors in Scythia; hence, a female warrior
a tall, strong, masculine woman; a virago
a name numerous species of South American parrots of the genus Chrysotis
Etymology: [L., fr. Gr. .]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
am′az-on, n. one of a fabled nation of female warriors: a masculine woman: a virago.—adj. Amazō′nian, of or like an Amazon: of masculine manners: warlike. [Popular Gr. ety. from a, neg., mazos, a breast—they being fabled to cut off the right breast that they might draw the bow to its head (of course all this is idle); some have suggested an original in the Circassian maza, the moon.]
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), is a leading global Internet company and one of the most trafficked Internet retail destinations worldwide. Amazon is one of the first companies to sell products deep into the long tail by housing them in numerous warehouses and distributing products from many partner companies. Amazon directly sells or acts as a platform for the sale of a broad range of products. These include books, music, videos, consumer electronics, clothing and household products. The majority of Amazon’s sales are products sold by Amazon, though many are from third-party sellers. Amazon was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. It has direct international operations in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Since 2004, Amazon has begun to rapidly expand its web services arsenal. Products such as Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) and Amazon S3 (Simple Storage System), Amazon Route 53 have been large successes. Some of Amazon’s recent acquisitions include Shopbop (2006), Abebooks (2008), Zappos (2009), LOVEFiLM (2011).As of Q1 2011, Amazon has approximately 137 million active customers worldwide. It was also reported that there are 2 million merchants selling on Amazon equaling a third of the total listings. North America currently represents 55.4% of sales with the other 44.6% in the International market.
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Etymology and Origins
The Spaniards first called this river the Orellana, in honour of their countryman who navigated it, but after hearing accounts of the fighting women on its banks they gave it the name of the fabled African tribe of warlike women who cut or burnt off the right breast in order the better to steady the bow. The word Amazon is Greek, from a, without, and maza, breast.
The numerical value of Amazon in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Amazon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- amazonaCatalan, Valencian
- ban-laochScottish Gaelic
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