Synonyms for phoenix


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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