Definition of Amazonian

1. a. Pertaining to or resembling an Amazon; of masculine manners; warlike.



Definition of Amazonian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Amazons; aggressive and warlike. ¹

2. Adjective. Having to do with the Amazon River in South America, and its surrounding region. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or relating to the most recent Martian geological time period. ¹

4. Adjective. (context of a woman) very tall, strong and athletic. ¹

5. Proper noun. The Amazonian geological period. ¹

6. Noun. An Amazon. ¹

7. Adjective. Having characteristics of the mythical Amazons; aggressive and warlike ¹

8. Adjective. (of a woman) Tall, strong and athletic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amazonian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amazonian

amaze
amazed
amazedly
amazedness
amazeful
amazement
amazements
amazes
amazeth
amazia
amazing
amazingly
amazingness
amazon
amazon stone
amazonian (current term)
amazonians
amazonite
amazonites
amazons
amazonstone
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amb
ambage
ambages
ambageusia
ambagious
ambagiousness
ambagitory
ambal

Literary usage of Amazonian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Thayer Expedition by Charles Frederick Hartt (1870)
"Professor Agassiz's Sketch of the Geology, of the amazonian Valley. — His Theory of the Mode of Deposition of the amazonian Beds. ..."

2. A Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz (1886)
"... expressed a wish to hear Mr. Agassiz's views on the geological character of the amazonian Valley, to meet at his house in the evening for that purpose. ..."

3. A Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz (1868)
"... expressed a wish to hear Mr. Agassiz's views on the geological character of the amazonian Valley, to meet at his house in the evening for that purpose. ..."

4. The Lower Amazon: A Narrative of Explorations in the Little Known Regions of by Algot Lange (1914)
"... amazonian Timbers IMAGINE using hundreds of cords of mahogany and rosewood as fuel for steam-boilers on the little steam launches plying on the ..."

5. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1902)
"Goeldi on amazonian Birds. [Album de Aves Amazónica« organizado pelo Dr. Emilio ... has recently issued the first part of an " Album " of amazonian Birds. ..."

6. Life and Nature Under the Tropics; Or, Sketches of Travels Among the Andes by Henry Morris Myers, Philip Van Ness Myers (1871)
"View of the amazonian Valley.—First Waters of the Great River.—Andean Road.—Reception at Papallacta.—Indian Burial.—Arrangements for our March to the Napo. ..."

7. South America: Observations and Impressions by James Bryce Bryce (1912)
"Far more doubtful is the future of the third section, the Selvas, or forest-covered amazonian plain. It includes nearly all the western half of Brazil, ..."

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