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English noun: Phoenix

1. Phoenix (location) 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


Synonymscapital of Arizona


Instance hypernymstate capital


Part meronymArizona, AZ, Grand Canyon State

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


Synonymsgenus Phoenix


Broader (hypernym)liliopsid genus, monocot genus


Member meronymArecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae

3. phoenix (person) 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


Broader (hypernym)mythical being

4. Phoenix (object) a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor


Instance hypernymconstellation









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