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The Amazons are a nation of female warriors in Greek myth.

Amazon or Amazone may also refer to:

  • 1 Geography
  • 2 Commerce
    • 2.1
    • 2.2 Other businesses
  • 3 Film
  • 4 Games and sport
  • 5 Land transport
  • 6 Literature
  • 7 Sea transport
  • 8 Television
  • 9 Women''s groups and movements
  • 10 Other uses
  • 11 See also
  • Amazon River, in South America
  • Amazon rainforest, in South America
  • Amazon Creek, Oregon, United States
  •, an online retailer
    • Amazon Locker,''s self-service parcel-delivery service
    • Amazon Marketplace,''s fixed-price online marketplace
    • Amazon Publishing,''s publishing unit
    • Amazon Studios,''s division that develops comics, movies and television shows
Other businesses
  • Amazon Bookstore Cooperative, a feminist bookstore
  • Amazonen-Werke, a German agricultural machinery manufacturer
  • The Amazons (1917 film), an American silent comedy
  • Amazons (1984 film), an American thriller
  • Amazons (1986 film), an Argentine adventure fantasy
  • Amazon (1997 film), a short documentary
Games and sport
  • Amazon (chess), a fairy chess piece
  • Amazons (solitaire), a card game
  • Los Angeles Amazons, an American football team
  • Amazon: Guardians of Eden, a 1992 video game
  • Game of the Amazons, a board game
  • The Amazon, a Pro Wrestling character
  • The Amazon, a Diablo II character
Land transport
  • Amazon (automobile), a 1920s British cyclecar
  • Volvo Amazon, a 1956-1970 mid-size car
  • Amazon, a GWR Iron Duke Class locomotive operating 1851-1877
  • Amazon, a GWR 3031 Class locomotive operating 1892-1908
  • Amazons (novel), co-written by Don DeLillo
  • The Amazon (novella), by Nikolai Leskov
  • The Amazons (play), by Arthur Wing Pinero
  • Amazons!, a fantasy anthology edited by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
  • Amazon (comics), a Marvel supervillain
  • Amazon (Amalgam Comics)
  • Amazons (DC Comics), a group of superhuman characters
Sea transport
  • Amazon (brigantine), a Canadian brigantine launched 1861
  • Amazon (yacht), a British screw schooner built 1885
  • Amazon-class frigate, four classes of frigate of the British Royal Navy
  • Amazon-class sloop of the British Royal Navy
  • HMS Amazon, nine ships of the British Royal Navy
  • RMS Amazon, two ships of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company
  • Amazone (1843): 3-masted sail corvette of the Prussian Navy
  • Amazone (1900): 2,700 ton Gazelle-class light cruiser
  • USS Amazon (1861), a United States Navy bark
  • Amazon (1999 TV series), a Canadian drama
  • Amazon (2008 TV series), a British documentary series
  • Amazon, a planned prequel television series to Wonder Woman
Women''s groups and movements
  • Amazon feminism
  • Amazonian Guard, a bodyguard unit of Muammar Gaddafi
  • Dahomey Amazons, a Fon regiment
  • Takembeng, a women''s social movement in Cameroon
Other uses
  • Amazon, nom de guerre of a Roman gladiatrix at Halicarnassus
  • Amazon Theatre, an opera house in Manaus, Brazil
  • 1042 Amazone, an asteroid
  • Amazonka, an album by Ruslana
  • Amazon parrot

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