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Definition 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 - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for phoenix in the sense of this definition

(phoenix is an instance of ...) the capital city of a political subdivision of a country

(... is part of phoenix) a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon

Definition 2: a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor - [noun denoting object]

(phoenix is an instance of ...) a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

Definition 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 - [noun denoting person]

(phoenix is a kind of ...) an imaginary being of myth or fable

Definition 4: a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for phoenix in the sense of this definition

(phoenix is a kind of ...) genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed

(... is a member of phoenix) chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales

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