Heavy rain led to destructive flash floods throughout the phoenix, Arizona area Monday morning.
I followed Arpaio around as I reported my book about the immigration nightmare in phoenix.
phoenix fully inhabits Freddie Quell, a disillusioned paint thinner-guzzling WWII Navy veteran prone to fits of rage.
When Penacoli laughed in his face, phoenix looked wounded, and in a small voice asked, “Why are you laughing at me?”
“This needs to be taken very seriously,” says Daniel Ortega, a phoenix lawyer who chairs the National Council of La Raza.
David took hold of the Gryffen's wing, and the phoenix seized its tail.
Major Vernon had risen, resplendent as the phoenix, from the ashes of his old clothes.
The phoenix opened the boxes, and spread the cinnamon sticks on the nest.
"Primarily because I'm not sure now that the phoenix can break in," answered Dark.
The Faun waved his pipes saucily at the phoenix and gave a wry smile.
Old English and Old French fenix, from Medieval Latin phenix, from Latin phoenix, from Greek phoinix, mythical bird of Arabia which flew to Egypt every 500 years to be reborn, also "the date" (fruit and tree), also "Phoenician," literally "purple-red," perhaps a foreign word (Egyptian has been suggested), or from phoinos "blood-red." Exact relation and order of the senses in Greek is unclear.
Ðone wudu weardaþ wundrum fægerSpelling assimilated to Greek 16c. (see ph). Figurative sense of "that which rises from the ashes of what was destroyed" is attested from 1590s. The city in Arizona, U.S., so called because it was founded in 1867 on the site of an ancient Native American settlement.
fugel feþrum se is fenix hatan
1861, originally as the name of a breakaway Confederate region of southern New Mexico; organized roughly along modern lines as a U.S. territory in 1863. From Spanish Arizonac, probably from a local name among the O'odham (Piman) people meaning "having a little spring." Alternative theory is that it derives from Basque arizonak "good oaks."
A mythical bird that periodically burned itself to death and emerged from the ashes as a new phoenix. According to most stories, the rebirth of the phoenix happened every five hundred years. Only one phoenix lived at a time.
Note: To “rise like a phoenix from the ashes” is to overcome a seemingly insurmountable setback.
Capital city of Arizona.