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the region around the Amazon, in N South America.
Historical Examples

The population of Amazonia now numbers less than one person to the square mile.
The Andes of Southern Peru Isaiah Bowman

And that is the passage that the Queen of Amazonia maketh to be kept.
The Travels of Sir John Mandeville John Mandeville

Mr. Bates remarks that the tapir, though often kept tame in Amazonia by the Indians, never breeds.
The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2) Charles Darwin

The Mundurucus are the most numerous and warlike tribe in Amazonia.
The Andes and the Amazon James Orton

It need not be said that the nuts of the Bertholletia form one of the commercial staples of Amazonia.
Afloat in the Forest Mayne Reid

Amongst these, as amongst the Moxo and so many other riverine tribes in Amazonia, a slow transformation is in progress.
Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane

Beside the land of Chaldea is the land of Amazonia, that is the land of Feminye.
The Travels of Sir John Mandeville John Mandeville

The aboriginal of Amazonia, crouching in his canoe, has pierced this water-land of wonders.
Our Young Folks–Vol. I, No. II, February 1865 Various

Amazonia, like Australia, is poor in terrestrial mammals, and the species are of small size.
The Andes and the Amazon James Orton

Mme. Coudreau was in the service of Amazonia, in the capacity of official explorer, from 1899 to 1906.
Woman in Science John Augustine Zahm

the land around the Amazon river


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