from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Mythology A bird in Egyptian mythology that lived in the desert for 500 years and then consumed itself by fire, later to rise renewed from its ashes.
- n. A person or thing of unsurpassed excellence or beauty; a paragon.
- n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor.
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- n. A mythological bird, said to be the only one of its kind, which lives for 500 years and then dies by burning to ashes on a pyre of its own making, ignited by the sun. It then arises anew from the ashes.
- n. Anything that is reborn after apparently being destroyed. Usually used as a simile.
Also known widely as the Fire Bird, the phoenix is a profound symbol of the circle of life.
He talks obliquely about what he calls a phoenix rising from its ashes, an allusion that escapes us in its entirety.
And it’s home of the anti-immigrant “minutemen” movement … Jeebus even walking around in phoenix is freaky because they have the open carry law so you see people brandishing their handguns with them like everywhere …
Succeed, seeking lady in to a phoenix is still deeply secure in peoples minds, we am no exception, usually goal we did not give her as well many pressure.
"If the phoenix is going to rise, by early next year that person has to start moving around the state and rebuild the Republican Party."
I'm a 2nd year med student in phoenix and one of the USPSTF panelists is a professor of mine.
Proof please … Also, the crime rate in phoenix for illegals is lower now because of Sheriff Joe making them scared to be out on their front porches every night, what with his “round ups” and all.
Behold, the peacock angel's pride, the phoenix from the eagle's side sent out to scorch unholy land.
The phoenix is -- surprise -- a scantily clad supermodel who wakes up on a Louis XIV settee in Kanye's house.
Marzieh sang about the arduous and blood-stained road already traveled, the thousands of lives lost on the way to freedom and the multitude of free minds still behind bars; but she also sang about a bright future, the inevitable rise of the Iranian people's phoenix from the ashes.