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How the name of Amazon river comes?

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  1. Utkarsh Gupta
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    March 2, 2017 at 12:16 am

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    When Spanish explorers discovered the Amazon river, they were attacked by a group of local tribes wearing headgears and grass skirts. These people reminded them of the fierce tribes of women warriors known in ancient Roman Empire as the Amazons. Hence the name Amazon.

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