A phenomenon has taken place in the weeks after the death of Michael Jackson that has not gone unnoticed by statisticians.
Instead, stone-throwing is often characterized as a unique Palestinian phenomenon.
Epidemiologist David R. Jacobs refers to this phenomenon as “food synergy.”
In fact, why are we even discussing the trend as a phenomenon at all?
This phenomenon—where soldiers are not present within their assigned units—is not a new one in the Iraqi military.
Both are too well acquainted with this phenomenon to be deceived by its counterfeit.
San Francisco was a pleasure-resort as well as a city, and Salt Lake was a phenomenon.
Professor Boys at once made preparations for photographing the phenomenon at the first opportunity.
Duncan observed this phenomenon with natural astonishment not unmixed with awe.
Till he went to Maine he had never seen phosphorescent wood—a phenomenon early familiar to most country boys.
1570s, "fact, occurrence," from Late Latin phænomenon, from Greek phainomenon "that which appears or is seen," noun use of neuter present participle of phainesthai "to appear," passive of phainein (see phantasm). Meaning "extraordinary occurrence" first recorded 1771. Plural is phenomena.
phenomenon phe·nom·e·non (fĭ-nŏm'ə-nŏn', -nən)
n. pl. phe·nom·e·na (-nə)
An occurrence, a circumstance, or a fact that is perceptible by the senses, especially one in relation to a disease.
pl. phenome·nons An unusual, significant, or unaccountable fact or occurrence; a marvel.