In classical mythology, a nation of warrior women. The Amazons burned or cut off one of their breasts so that they could use a bow and arrow more efficiently in war.
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As the story developed Wednesday, I was surprised to see my inbox full of streaming and video CEOs being offered up for comment on Quibi’s downfall—CEOs that weren’t of the Netflixs, Amazons, YouTubes, or Twitches of the world.Quibi is out. But other companies will still try to build in its place|Lucinda Shen|October 22, 2020|Fortune
In 2019, venture-capital backed companies selling to businesses raised a third more funding than consumer tech firms, in part because the Amazons and Alphabets of the world have such staying power.
Simultaneously, there was a sense that the big tech companies—the Facebooks, Amazons, and Alphabets, would continue to only get larger.
The dominance of the giants in the space, the Facebooks, Amazons, and Alphabets, have also pushed founders and investors to avoid playing in the same space for fear of going head-to-head with the tech giants.
His chronicle of his trip, The Naturalist on the River Amazons, became a bestseller when it was published in 1863.
After that, the Princess of the Amazons spent months bouncing back and forth between various writers and artists.Wonder Woman Makes a Triumphant Comeback in a New Comic Series|Hugh Ryan|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of the two Republican Amazons—Carly and Meg—Meg is the one with a task more uphill.
Moreover, the inscriptions on hieroglyphic rocks in these abandoned cities evidently refer to Amazons.Overland|John William De Forest
Bates, the Naturalist on the Amazons whom Darwin mentions so often, appreciated his scientific ability.Comrade Kropotkin|Victor Robinson
We do not know that women were usually buried in howe, but Myrine was a warrior maiden of the Amazons.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang
D'Acugna fixes the residence of the Amazons on the banks of the Canuriz, on lofty, almost inaccessible mountains.
Thus, from the west as well as from the north, Europeans heard of a nation of Amazons dwelling in the central districts of Guiana.