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Pronunciations /ˈfiːnɪks/

Definitions and meanings of "Phoenix"

What do we mean by phoenix?

A bird in Egyptian mythology that lived in the desert for 500 years and then consumed itself by fire, later to rise renewed from its ashes. noun

A person or thing of unsurpassed excellence or beauty; a paragon. noun

A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor. noun

A mythological bird, said to be the only one of its kind, which lives for 500 years and then dies by burning to ashes on a pyre of its own making, ignited by the sun. It then arises anew from the ashes. noun

Anything that is reborn after apparently being destroyed. Usually used as a simile. noun

A mythological bird, said to be the only one of its kind, which lives for 500 years and then dies by burning to ashes on a pyre of its own making, ignited by the sun. It then arises anew from the ashes.

Anything that is reborn after apparently being destroyed.

A mythological Chinese chimerical bird whose physical body symbolizes the six celestial bodies.

A Greek silver coin used briefly from 1828 to 1832, divided into 100 lepta.

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The word "phoenix" in example sentences

Also known widely as the Fire Bird, the phoenix is a profound symbol of the circle of life. ❋ Mnemosyne138 (2002)

He talks obliquely about what he calls a phoenix rising from its ashes, an allusion that escapes us in its entirety. ❋ Simak, Clifford D., 1904- (1977)

And it’s home of the anti-immigrant “minutemen” movement … Jeebus even walking around in phoenix is freaky because they have the open carry law so you see people brandishing their handguns with them like everywhere … ❋ Unknown (2010)

Behold, the peacock angel's pride, the phoenix from the eagle's side sent out to scorch unholy land. ❋ Hal Duncan (2009)

Proof please … Also, the crime rate in phoenix for illegals is lower now because of Sheriff Joe making them scared to be out on their front porches every night, what with his “round ups” and all. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The phoenix is -- surprise -- a scantily clad supermodel who wakes up on a Louis XIV settee in Kanye's house. ❋ Liz Kelly (2010)

Succeed, seeking lady in to a phoenix is still deeply secure in peoples minds, we am no exception, usually goal we did not give her as well many pressure. ❋ Admin (2009)

"If the phoenix is going to rise, by early next year that person has to start moving around the state and rebuild the Republican Party." ❋ Michael Rothfeld (2010)

Marzieh sang about the arduous and blood-stained road already traveled, the thousands of lives lost on the way to freedom and the multitude of free minds still behind bars; but she also sang about a bright future, the inevitable rise of the Iranian people's phoenix from the ashes. ❋ Ali Safavi (2010)

I'm a 2nd year med student in phoenix and one of the USPSTF panelists is a professor of mine. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Mastered a new piece of software to complete a project, and then as soon as I was done with that, as the WGA strike ended, a dormant project I was working on with a co-hort rose like a phoenix from the ashes and I was back on the case — scuttling through takes in a video bin, chopping for time and so on. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The Greeks gave the Canaanites the name phoenix or phoinos (red blood), since to the Greeks the people they called Phoenicians had a reddish, sunburned skin, which reminded them of they mythological bird, the phoenix, which had purple and gold coloring. ❋ Unknown (2008)

She's a doppleganger for my fiance's cat which became his mum's, except phoenix is the tiniest cat ever - she weighs about 5 lbs and is 6 years old. ❋ Kittenpie (2006)

Throughout history the authoritarian personality has risen like a phoenix from the short silences of peace we offer ourselves between outbreaks of human wickedness. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Right now, I think we should stop being so ready to jump the gun about making New Orleans a phoenix from the ashes and do the true American thing: worry about those fellow countrymen who have lost everything! ❋ Unknown (2005)

This illustration of a phoenix is copyrighted by Sarah Wheeler at www. ❋ Unknown (2005)

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