any of several small birds having bright red or orange plumage, especially the Baltimore oriole.

1815–25; fire + bird Unabridged

Firebird, The

a ballet (1910) with music by Stravinsky. Unabridged
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firebird (ˈfaɪəˌbɜːd)
chiefly (US) any of various songbirds having a bright red plumage, esp the Baltimore oriole

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This firebird is, in fact, sculpted atop the archway of the forenamed structure.
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