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Turandot opens in mythical ancient China, replete with sumptuous royals, bedraggled peasants, and a slew of fantastical beasts—phoenixes, unicorns, and giant tortoises carved into the walls of the palace loggia.
Now, her shoulder features a phoenix, its outstretched wings a symbol of her new beginning.
Take for instance Britney Spears’ phoenix-like ascension to No. 1 on both the Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts a year after buzzing her hair and attacking paparazzi with an umbrella.
But fear not, this isn't another earnest pundit's lament for the vital center to emerge, phoenix-like, to form a governing coalition of moderates in both parties.
Make no mistake: This phoenix is emerging from the fire stronger than ever.
The phoenix is Illenium's mascot, and Awake is the emergent moment of that story.
But phoenix might be a more appropriate avian analogy after Sunday’s general election, when Abe romped back to power despite a series of corruption scandals earlier in the year that had sent his approval rating plummeting to just 26%.
Yesterday, the school changed its mascot from a dragon to a phoenix.
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Origin and Etymology of phoenix
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of Phoenix
Phoenicianplay \fē-ˈni-shən\ noun
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