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Amazon

1. One of a fabulous race of female warriors in Scythia; hence, a female warrior.

2. A tall, strong, masculine woman; a virago.

3. (Science: ornithology) a name numerous species of south American parrots of the genus Chrysotis.

(Science: zoology) amazon ant, a species of ant (Polyergus rufescens), of Europe and America. They seize by conquest the larvae and nymphs other species and make slaves of them in their own nests.

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