[ am-uh-zoh-nee-uh ]
/ ˌæm əˈzoʊ ni ə /
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the region around the Amazon, in N South America.
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Words nearby Amazonia
“Amazing Grace”, Amazon, Amazon ant, Amazonas, Amazon cherry, Amazonia, Amazonian, Amazonis, amazonite, Amazon parrot, Amazon River
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How to use Amazonia in a sentence
Orellana was very warmly received by armed swift-footed females, which originated the fanciful name Amazonia.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
This land of Amazonia is an island surrounded by the sea, except in two places, where are two entrances.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
Mme. Coudreau was in the service of Amazonia, in the capacity of official explorer, from 1899 to 1906.Woman in Science|John Augustine Zahm
I was on the ship Amazonia when she went ashore only a short distance from this building.The Life Savers|James Otis
Beside the land of Chaldea is the land of Amazonia, that is the land of Feminye.The Travels of Sir John Mandeville|John Mandeville
British Dictionary definitions for Amazonia
/ (æməˈzəʊnɪə) /
the land around the Amazon river
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