Definition of PHOENIX

noun : PHOENIX

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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 ;

  • 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 ;

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