Amazonian

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the Amazons or to the Amazon river in South America; the largest in the world; length, 4, 000 miles; has 12 tributaries, each 1, 000 miles long; warlike; masculine.

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Usage examples "amazonian":

  1. And Miss Greeby did not think that Lambert cared for nuns, when he had an Amazonian intelligent pal- so she put it- at hand. - "Red Money", Fergus Hume.
  2. In this they went so far as to tinge the ideals of womanhood with Amazonian character. - "Bushido, the Soul of Japan", Inazo Nitobé.
  3. The women, instead of swooning at the sight of their bleeding, expiring husbands, seized their axes, and with Amazonian firmness, and strength almost superhuman, defended themselves and children. - "Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia", Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker.