[ am-uh-zoh-nee-uh n ]
/ ˌæm əˈzoʊ ni ən /


(of a woman) characteristic of or like an Amazon; powerful and aggressive; warlike.
pertaining to the Amazon River or the country adjacent to it.


a native or inhabitant of the area adjoining the Amazon River.

Origin of Amazonian

First recorded in 1585–95; Amazon + -ian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (æməˈzəʊnɪən) /


of or relating to the Amazon river, the land around it, or the inhabitants of this land
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