Amazon

Amazon or Amazons may refer to:
* Amazons, members of a legendary nation of female warriors in Greek mythology
* more generally, any "woman warrior"
** History of women in the military
** Dahomey Amazons, an all-female regiment of the African kingdom of Dahomey
** Amazon feminism, dedicated to the image of the female hero in fiction and in fact

* Amazon River, the largest river in the world by volume
** Amazon Rainforest (also known as Amazonia), a moist broadleaf forest in the Amazon Basin of South America
** Amazon Basin, the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its tributaries
** Amazon parrots, a large genus of parrot from the Americas, popular in aviculture
** Peruvian Amazon (also know as Peruvian jungle or Amazonía Peruana), is the Amazon jungle in the Peruvian territory, one of the most biodiverse area in the world and origin of the Amazon River.

Companies

* Amazon.com, an American electronic commerce company based in Seattle, Washington, and its separate websites in seven other countries
* Amazon Bookstore Cooperative, an "independent feminist bookstore" in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Literature

* Amazons (comics), legendary warrior women from the DC Comics universe associated with the superheroine Wonder Woman
* "Swallows and Amazons" (series), a series by Arthur Ransome about two girl sailors and would-be pirates
* Amazon (comics), also known as Man-Killer, a villain in the Marvel Comics universe
* "The Amazon" (book), a book by Frederick Smith, 3rd Earl of Birkenhead

Music

* Amazon (band), a Brazilian heavy metal band formed in 2002
* Amazon (song), a song by 2004 Eurovision winner Ruslana featuring American rapper Missy Elliott
* Amazon (album), an album by Ruslana.

Television and film

* "Amazons (1984 film)", a TV-Movie starring Tamara Dobson
* "Amazons (1986 film)", a 1986 Argentine adventure science fiction fantasy epic
* "Amazon" (1999 TV series), a 1999 TV series adaptation of a Peter Benchley story
* "Amazon" (2008 TV series), a 2008 TV series by Bruce Parry
* Amazon Women on the Moon, a 1987 film written by comedy duo Michael Barrie and Jim Mulholland
* Amazon Women in the Mood, an episode from the 3rd season of "Futurama".
* Kamen Rider Amazon, a Japanese television show.

Vehicles

* HMS "Amazon", the name of four ships of the British Royal Navy
*"Amazon", an historic ship, built in 1885 as a screw schooner yacht
* Volvo Amazon, a car model from Volvo produced from 1956-1970
* "Amazon", a GWR Iron Duke Class steam locomotive
* Amazon (automobile), an interwar British car

Other

*Amazon (Fairy chess piece), a fairy chess piece which is used in some variants of chess
* Game of the Amazons, a board game
* Military - Libya's Col. Kadaffi's "Personal Bodyguards" called "The Amazonian Guard". See Women in military history, Re.: Countries, Re.: Libya. Libya is the "only" Islamic Nation that has "women" in the military.
* 1984 Adventure game created by Michael Crichton.
* created by Access Software in 1992. Abandonware

ee also

* Amazonas (disambiguation)
* Amazon Fund


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