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The green phoenix roll was a poetic beauty of delightfully crunchy tempura shrimp, wrapped in soy paper with salmon and avocado.
Like a phoenix, what were once Taco Macs in Marietta and Woodstock are being born anew.
Maybe this is, ultimately, a show about chasing resurrection, about finding a phoenix within who too often fails to raise her head.
In Chinese mythology, the motif is often depicted with a phoenix and a dragon; potent symbols of reincarnation and immortality.
Scorpios are associated with the phoenix, the mythological creature who rises from the ashes.
Like a phoenix bursting forth from purple ashes, Wendell managed to defeat rival Angela Perkins in the fiery showdown, securing a spot in the finals.
More parks with partners Like Sugarloaf Ridge Regional Park, other state parks, historic sites and recreation areas threatened with closure in 2011 have also risen, phoenix like, from the ashes of a grim financial future.
But the show would rise like a confetti-spewing Fiesta phoenix for a NIOSA revival in 1979, followed by its current run that’s been going strong since 1982.
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Definition of Phoenix
Phoenicianplay \fē-ˈni-shən\ noun
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Definition of phoenix for English Language Learners
: a magical bird in ancient stories that lives for 500 years before it burns itself to death and then is born again from its ashes
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