What does the word amazon mean?

Usage examples for amazon

  1. Everywhere, moreover, as one of her translators has said, this literary Amazon marches, armed with a bold and vivid criticism, which gathered around her eager readers and bitter foes. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  2. The Christian soldier is an Amazon. – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  3. I think you were in the Duprez expedition, exploring the tributaries of the Amazon? – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich