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  Definition of Phoenix
  1. the state capital and largest city of Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural center thanks to irrigation
  2. a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor
  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 large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
Similar Words: capital of Arizona, genus Phoenix

 

Part Meronyms: Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ

 

Member Meronyms: Palmae, family Palmae, Palmaceae, family Palmaceae, Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, palm family

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 凤凰   Croatian: feniks  
Danish: føniks   Dutch: feniks  
Esperanto: fenikso   Finnish: feeniks  
French: phénix   German: Phönix  
Greek: φοίνικας   Icelandic: fönix  
Italian: fenice   Korean: 불사조  
Maltese: Feniċju   Norwegian: føniks  
Polish: feniks   Portuguese: fênix  
Romanian: fenix   Russian: феникс  
Slovak: fénix   Slovene: feniks  
Spanish: fénix   Swedish: fenix  
Welsh: ffenics  
 
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