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Amazon usually refers to:

  • Amazons, a mythical tribe of woman warriors

  • Amazon rainforest, a rainforest covering most of the Amazon basin

  • Amazon River, in South America

  • Amazon (company), a multinational technology company

Amazon or Amazone may also refer to:


South America

  • Amazon Basin (sedimentary basin), a sedimentary basin at the middle and lower course of the river

  • Amazon basin, the part of South America drained by the river and its tributaries

  • Amazon Reef, at the mouth of the Amazon basin


  • 1042 Amazone, an asteroid

  • Amazon Creek, Oregon, United States


  • Amazon, the nom de guerre of a Roman gladiatrix at Halicarnassus

  • Amazon Eve (born 1979), American model, fitness trainer, and actress

  • Lesa Lewis (born 1967), American professional bodybuilder nicknamed "Amazon"

Arts, entertainment, and media


  • Amazon (Amalgam Comics)

  • Amazon, an alias of the Marvel supervillain Man-Killer

  • Amazons (DC Comics), a group of superhuman characters

  • The Amazon, a Diablo II

  • The Amazon, a Pro Wrestling



  • The Amazons (1917 film), an American silent tragedy

  • War Goddess, also known as The Amazons, a 1973 Italian adventure fantasy drama

  • Amazons (1984 film), an American thriller

  • Amazons (1986 film), an Argentine adventure fantasy

  • Amazon (1997 film), a short documentary

  • Amazon (1990 film), a 1990 drama

  • Amazon (2000 film), a 2000 French film

  • The Amazon (film), a 1921 German silent film


  • Amazon (chess), a fairy chess piece

  • Amazons (solitaire), a card game

  • Amazon (video game), a 1984 interactive fiction graphic adventure game

  • Amazon: Guardians of Eden

  • Game of the Amazons


  • Amazons (novel), a 1980 novel co-written by Don DeLillo, published under the pseudonym Cleo Birdwell

  • Amazons!

  • Swallows and Amazons series, a series of twelve children's books by Arthur Ransome

  • The Amazon (novella), by Nikolai Leskov

  • The Amazons (play), by Arthur Wing Pinero


  • The Amazons (band), a British indie band from Reading, Berkshire


  • Amazon (1999 TV series), a Canadian drama

  • Amazon (2008 TV series), a British documentary series

Brands and enterprises

  • Amazon Bookstore Cooperative, a former feminist bookstore

  • Amazonen-Werke, a German agricultural machinery manufacturer

Military units

  • Amazonian Guard, or "the Amazons", a bodyguard unit of Muammar Gaddafi

  • Amazons Company, a Greek ceremonial female battalion

  • Dahomey Amazons, a Fon regiment


  • Los Angeles Amazons, an American football team

  • Takembeng, or les Amazones des SDF, a women's social movement in Cameroon


Land vehicles

  • Amazon (automobile), a 1920s British cyclecar

  • Amazon, a GWR 3031 Class locomotive operating 1892–1908

  • Amazon, a GWR Iron Duke Class locomotive operating 1851–1877

  • Volvo Amazon, a 1956–1970 mid-size car


  • Amazon (1780 ship), launched in France in 1775 under another name

  • 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

  • French submarine Amazone (1916)

  • HMS Amazon

  • RMS Amazon

  • SMS Amazone (1843)

  • SMS Amazone, a 1900 2,700 ton Gazelle-class light cruiser

  • USS Amazon (1861)

Other uses

  • Amazon (color), a variant of jungle green

  • Amazon parrot

See also

  • Amason (disambiguation)

  • Amazonas (disambiguation)

  • Amazonia (disambiguation)

  • Amazonian (disambiguation)

  • Amazonka


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Oct 1, 2019, 2:45 AM