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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 am·a·zon /ˈæməˌzɑn, zən/
 亞馬遜河

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Am·a·zon n.
 1. One of a fabulous race of female warriors in Scythia; hence, a female warrior.
 2. A tall, strong, masculine woman; a virago.
 3. Zool. A name numerous species of South American parrots of the genus Chrysotis
 Amazon ant Zool., a species of ant (Polyergus rufescens), of Europe and America. They seize by conquest the larvæ and nymphs of other species and make slaves of them in their own nests.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 amazon
      n 1: a large strong and aggressive woman [syn: virago]
      2: (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)
      3: a major South American river; flows into the South Atlantic;
         the world's 2nd longest river (4000 miles) [syn: Amazon
         River]
      4: mainly green tropical American parrots