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Origin of phoenix
Words nearby phoenix
Definition for phoenix (2 of 2)
- the brother of Cadmus and Europa, and eponymous ancestor of the Phoenicians.
- a son of Amyntor and Cleobule who became the foster father of Achilles and who fought with the Greek forces in the Trojan War.
How to use phoenix in a sentence
The Phoenix I uses a leveling system that automatically adjusts its center of gravity, making it more stable and comfortable to maneuver.Start-ups seek to breathe new life into stagnant wheelchair industry|Dalvin Brown|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Gomez died unexpectedly at his Phoenix home Sunday afternoon, according to the statement.
It was 2002, and Korina Adkins was moving to Phoenix from Washington for a new job.A thrift shop photo album is full of mystery photos of a District family|John Kelly|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
That’s the Phoenix I’m into, the one that’s carrying all the damage with it.'People Expect a Woman to Grieve a Certain Way.' What One Mom Learned About Trauma and Strength After Losing Her Young Son|Belinda Luscombe|January 20, 2021|Time
The place where this happened was Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix.A Woman With Developmental Disabilities Was Abused in Arizona. The State Promised Changes. It Has Not Made Them Yet.|by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star|January 20, 2021|ProPublica
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
BEST ACTOR Joaquin Phoenix, Inherent Vice There is no better actor—right now—than Joaquin Phoenix.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He came to Phoenix once and we went up to see him, and they got so crazy that I ended up trying to hitchhike home.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But you know, I had only one other hero in my life acting and that was River [Phoenix].Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When a client needs to move something by air, Phoenix gets it done.The American Ebola Rescue Plan Hinges on One Company. Meet Phoenix.|Abby Haglage|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bridge was constructed in 1888 by the Phoenix Bridge Company, and was erected on staging.
He wrongd you shrewdly,He toyld to climbe vp to the Phoenix nest,And in his prints leaues your ascent more easie.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
"Open the door, Phoenix," mumbled Calavius, as he rocked and swayed.The Lion's Brood|Duffield Osborne
The story of just how Chicago proved herself a veritable Phoenix is a very interesting one.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback|Willard Glazier
The savage had before this event been merely "a legendary and heraldic animal like the griffin and the phoenix."The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence
British Dictionary definitions for phoenix (1 of 3)
Word Origin for phoenix
British Dictionary definitions for phoenix (2 of 3)
noun Latin genitive Phoenices (ˈfiːnɪˌsiːz)
British Dictionary definitions for phoenix (3 of 3)
Cultural definitions for phoenix (1 of 2)
A mythical bird that periodically burned itself to death and emerged from the ashes as a new phoenix. According to most stories, the rebirth of the phoenix happened every five hundred years. Only one phoenix lived at a time.
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Cultural definitions for phoenix (2 of 2)
Capital city of Arizona.