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Synonyms of phoenix

Noun


1. Phoenix, capital of Arizona

usage: 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. phoenix, genus Phoenix, monocot genus, liliopsid genus

usage: a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa

3. phoenix, mythical being

usage: 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. Phoenix

usage: a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor

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