1. the state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation

Definition categories: location

2. a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa

Definition categories: plant

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

Definition categories: person

4. a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor

Definition categories: object

Sentences with phoenix as a noun:

- Astronomers believe planets might form in this dead star's disk, like the mythical Phoenix rising up out of the ashes.