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Definitions of Phoenix:
  • noun:   the state capital and largest city of Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural center thanks to irrigation
  • noun:   a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8893)

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