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 Am’azon.Amazonian Chin (An). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Amazo’nia.
 
In South America, originally called Mar’ann’. The Spaniards first called it Orella’na; but after the women joined their husbands in attacking the invaders, the Spaniards called the people Am’azons and the country Amazo’nia.   1
 


 Am’azon.Amazonian Chin (An). 

 
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