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Definition 1: mainly green tropical American parrots - [noun denoting animal]

(amazon is a kind of ...) usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds

(... is a member of amazon) a genus of Psittacidae

Definition 2: a major South American river; arises in the Andes and flows eastward into the South Atlantic; the world's 2nd longest river (4000 miles) - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for amazon in the sense of this definition

(amazon is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of amazon) the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter

(... is part of amazon) a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries

Definition 3: (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) - [noun denoting person]

(amazon is a kind of ...) an imaginary being of myth or fable

(amazon belongs to category ...) the mythology of the ancient Greeks

Definition 4: a large strong and aggressive woman - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for amazon in the sense of this definition

(amazon is a kind of ...) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

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