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Am·a·zo·ni·a

 (ăm′ə-zō′nē-ə)
The vast basin of the Amazon River in northern South America. It remains largely unpopulated and undeveloped, especially in the interior.
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Amazonia

(æməˈzəʊnɪə)
n
(Placename) the land around the Amazon river
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Am•a•zo•ni•a

(ˌæm əˈzoʊ ni ə)

n.
the region around the Amazon, in N South America.
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Amazonia

[ˌæməˈzəʊnɪə] NAmazonia f
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