Recent Examples of phoenix from the Web
The tent's monster lighting rigs built the heat with flaming graphics as Illenium played the phoenix.
Bailey, Anova’s co-founder and CEO, announced that night that the phoenix would become the school’s mascot.
Perez's resilience was an uncomprehendingly grand factor in his phoenix's rise from the ashes 11 years ago, but the businessman is not naive enough to make the same mistake twice.
The city was besieged by an enemy tribe and then fell under the sway of a corrupt official who eventually killed the phoenix.
Affleck responded to recent criticism about his elaborate back tattoo of a phoenix rising from the ashes.
The tattoo, a full-color picture of a phoenix taking flight, covers Affleck’s back.
But his wand doesn’t have a phoenix feather in it, like Harry Potter’s.
The tat became breaking news after Affleck was seen flaunting the brightly colored phoenix all over the beaches of Hawaii while on the set of his upcoming bro drama, Triple Frontier.
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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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