Noun(1) the state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation(2) a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa(3) a legendary Arabian bird said to periodically burn itself to death and emerge from the ashes as a new phoenix; according to most versions only one phoenix lived at a time and it renewed itself every 500 years(4) a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor
(1) It would be wonderful if city planning in Sofia could strike out on a unique, radical path creating a phoenix of a capital suitable for third millennium urban living.(2) Like the mythical phoenix , which arose in its own ashes, the ram was chosen as a natural symbol of resurrection because of its ability, when shorn, to replenish its stock of wool.(3) The award is named in recognition of the mythological phoenix , a bird that lived five centuries, died and was reborn from its own ashes.(4) A phoenix is a bird that rises from the ashes of its deceased predecessor.(5) The phoenix was a mythical bird of ancient Egypt which reputedly burned every 500 years and rose rejuvenated from its ashes.(6) I'm that phoenix, the old-fashioned family doctor(7) He is a phoenix rising from mediocrity, an actor in perpetual renaissance.(8) Unicorns, elves, leprechauns, phoenixes , griffins, and humans all existed very peacefully together on Earth, until evil was set loose.