Phoenix most often refers to:
* Phoenix (mythology), a mythical bird that dies in flames and is reborn from the ashes
* Phoenix, Arizona, a large city in the United States
* Phoenix (spacecraft), a spacecraft that landed in the north polar region of Mars

Phoenix may also refer to:

Arts, literature, entertainment


*Phoenix (comics), a fictional cosmic entity in the Marvel Comics universe, and the associated characters:
**"Phoenix", alias of Marvel Comics character Jean Grey
**"Phoenix", alias of Marvel Comics character Rachel Summers
*Phoenix (manga), a manga by Osamu Tezuka (original Japanese title: "Hi no Tori")
*Phoenix Ikki, a character from the manga "Saint Seiya"


* an alternative name for the 1959 film, "Ten Seconds to Hell".
* "Phoenix" (film), a 1998 film starring Ray Liotta and Anjelica Huston
* "The Flight of the Phoenix", a 1964 novel, 1965 film, and 2004 remake.
* "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (film), the fifth movie based on the Harry Potter book series
* The name assigned by the Nazis to the Stealth bomber airplane in the 1993 film, "The Philadelphia Experiment II".


*"Phoenix" (TV series), a 1992-1993 Australian police drama
*"The Phoenix" (2004 TV series), an MBC Korean drama starring Eric Mun
*"The Phoenix" (1982 TV series), a short-lived American science fiction series starring Judson Scott
*Phoenix Television, a Hong Kong based television broadcaster
*Phoenix (German TV station), a German publicly-funded television station
*"Phoenix" (Star Trek), the name of two fictional spacecraft in the "Star Trek" universe
*Phoenix Foundation, a non-profit think tank and government contractor from tv-series "MacGyver". Later in the series the employer of the eponymous title character.
*Phoenix Organization, a semi-scientific, semi-occult group conducting research into near-death experiences in the television series "John Doe"
*Phoenix Nights, a British sitcom
* Phoenix, the fifth Daedalus class battlecruiser in the television series "Stargate Atlantis"
*Phoenix, a character on the television show "American Gladiators'
*Aster Phoenix (known as Edo Phoenix in the original Japanese version) is a character in the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX anime series.


*"The Phoenix", a 1999 play written by Morgan Spurlock
*"The Phoenix", a novel written by Lawrence P. Bachmann, later made into a film, "Ten Seconds to Hell" (which is also known by the alternative name, "The Phoenix")
*"de Ave Phoenice", a poem attributed to Lactantius
* "The Phoenix" (novel), a 2000 German historical novel by Henning Boëtius
*"The Phoenix on the Sword", a Conan the Barbarian story by Robert E. Howard.
* "The Phoenix and the Turtle", an enigmatic poem by William Shakespeare
*"Phoenix" (novel), a fantasy novel by Stephen Brust
* "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", a 2003 novel by J.K. Rowling
* "David and the Phoenix", children's book by Edward Ormondroyd
* "The Phoenix" (play), a 1603-4 play by Thomas Middleton
* "The Phoenix Nest", a 1593 anthology of poetry with numerous noted contributors

Magazines and journals

*"The Phoenix" (art journal), edited by James Cooney and Henry Miller
*"The Phoenix" (magazine), an Irish news and satire magazine
*"Phoenix" (classics journal), a Canadian classics journal
*"Phoenix" (literary magazine), a Russian samizdat journal published by Yuri Galanskov


*"The Phoenix" (newspaper), a collective name of alternative weekly newspapers in Boston, Massachusetts; Providence, Rhode Island; and Portland, Maine
*"Loyola Phoenix", a newspaper of Loyola University Chicago
*"The Phoenix", a student newspaper of Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
*"The Phoenix", a student conservative journal of Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana


*Phoenix Metropolitan Men's Chorus, a singing ensemble representing Phoenix's gay and lesbian population
*Phoenix (band), a French pop/rock band
*Crippled Black Phoenix, A British post-rock band
*Transsylvania Phoenix, a Romanian band
*"Phoenix" (Grand Funk Railroad album), a 1972 album by Grand Funk Railroad
*"Phoenix" (Labelle album), a 1975 album by Labelle
*"Phoenix" (Dan Fogelberg album), a 1980 album by Dan Fogelberg
*"The Days of the Phoenix EP", a 2001 album by AFI, and also a song on that album
*"Phoenix" (Pink Turns Blue album), a 2005 album by Pink Turns Blue
*"The Phoenix" (Lyfe Jennings album), a 2006 album by Lyfe Jennings
*"Phoenix" (Asia album), a 2008 album by Asia
*"Phoenix" (Zebrahead album), a 2008 album by Zebrahead
*"Phoenix", a song on the 1970 Wishbone Ash album "Wishbone Ash"
*"Phoenix", a song on the 1997 Daft Punk album "Homework"
*"Phoenix", a song on the 2000 Stratovarius album "Infinite"
*"Phoenix", a song on the 2004 The Prodigy album "Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned"
*Phoenix (Decoded Feedback song), a song on the 2003 Decoded Feedback "Shockwave (album)"
*"The Phoenix Effect", a song on the 2007 Delta-S album "Voyage to Isis"
*"The Phoenix", an original choral/orchestral work by David Wayne Fox, premiered in May 2007 by the Phoenix Metropolitan Men's Chorus"


*Elon Phoenix, the intercollegiate athletic teams for Elon University
*Manchester Phoenix, a British ice hockey club playing in the Elite Ice Hockey League
*Melbourne Phoenix, an Australian national netball team based in Melbourne, Australia
*Phoenix, a sports festival organised by the Recreation Committee of The National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India
*Phoenix Baia Mare, a football club in Romania
*Phoenix Champ Car Grand Prix, a car race in downtown Phoenix, Arizona
*Phoenix Coyotes, an NHL hockey team based in Phoenix, Arizona
*Phoenix Cricket Club, a cricket club in Dublin, Ireland
*Phoenix Finance, attempted to enter Formula 1 in 2002, after buying some of the assets of the defunct Prost team.
*Phoenix International Raceway, a race track in Phoenix, Arizona
*Phoenix Mercury, a WNBA basketball team based in Phoenix, Arizona
*Phoenix Racing, a NASCAR team owned by James Finch
*Phoenix Suns, an NBA basketball team based in Phoenix, Arizona
*University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) Phoenix
*Wellington Phoenix FC, a football (soccer) club from New Zealand which plays in the Australian A-League
*Yorkshire Phoenix, the name for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in one-day games

Video and arcade games

*Phoenix, character in the "F-Zero" video games
*"Phoenix" (arcade game), a 1980 arcade game
*Phoenix Wright, title character of a lawyer simulation visual novel game
*Fenix (StarCraft), a hero from "Starcraft"
*Marcus Fenix, the main character "Gears of War"
*Phoenix, a fast muscle car in the Grand Theft Auto series
*Phoenix International, fictional corporation in .

Astronomy and space exploration

*Phoenix (constellation), a minor southern constellation
*Phoenix Dwarf, a small galaxy
*Phoenix (spacecraft), a NASA mission to Mars, launched in 2007
*EADS Phoenix, a proposed unmanned European reusable launch vehicle
*Project Phoenix (SETI), a search for extraterrestrial intelligence by listening for radio signals


* Phoenix (chicken), a breed of chicken from Japan
* Phoenix (moth), the geometer moth "Eulithis prunata"
* "Phoenix (plant)", genus of trees within the palm family Arecaceae (including the Date Palm)


*Phoenix AG, an industrial company based in Hamburg, Germany producing industrial rubber-based products
*Phoenix Motorcars, a California-based company that focuses on developing electric vehicles
*Phoenix Natural Gas, a utility company in Northern Ireland
*Phoenix Pharmahandel, a pharmaceutical company based in Mannheim, Germany
*Phoenix Venture Holdings, a British company
*Phoenix (automobile), a defunct British automobile company


*Phoenix (compiler framework), a framework from Microsoft
*Phoenix Object Basic, a software-based objective programming language
*Phoenix (computer), an IBM mainframe at Cambridge University
*Phoenix Technologies, a BIOS manufacturer
*Mozilla Firefox, a web browser that was previously known as Phoenix

Maritime (civil) ships and boats

*Phoenix a ship involved in the relief of the Protestant side in the Siege of Derry
*"Phoenix" (boat), steamship built 1806-07, the first steamboat to sail the open ocean
*"Phoenix" (ship) or "Phenix", a whaling vessel based in Nantucket (1821-1858), discoverer of Winslow Reef
*"Phoenix" (of London), nineteenth century whaling vessel based in London and active in the Pacific in the 1820s, discoverer of Phoenix Island (Rawaki)
*USS|Phoenix|1861, whaler of New London, sunk in the Stone Fleet, 1861
*"Phoenix" of New Bedford, whaler
*"Phoenix" (Moore), Captain Hugh Moore. British East India ship, wintered in the Columbia River in 1794
*"Phoenix" (Alaska) the first ship built in the Russian colony of Alaska (1794-1799)
*"Sao Jao y Fenix", also known as "Fenis and St. Joseph", a 50-foot open boat involved in the Vancouver Expedition
*"Phoenix" (tall ship), of Dell Quay

Military, naval and air forces


*HMS "Phoenix", the name of fifteen ships in the Royal Navy
*USS "Phoenix", the name of several ships in United States Navy


*AIM-54 Phoenix, a long-range air-to-air missile
*HMT-302 - United States Marine Corps helicopter squadron known as the Phoenix.
*Phoenix breakwaters, components of a Mulberry harbour
*Phoenix Program, CIA program in Vietnam to neutralize the noncombatant infrastructure of Viet Cong (VCI) cadres
*Phoenix (UAV), an unmanned air vehicle operated by the Royal Artillery
*Project Phoenix (South Africa), the name of the South African National Defence Force programme to revive its Reserve Force


*Phoenix (mythology), a mythical bird that dies in flames and is reborn from the ashes
*Fenghuang, the Asian phoenix
*Phoenix (Iliad), a character in the "Iliad", tutor of Achilles and father of Adonis; or a different character in Greek mythology, brother of Europa and Cadmus
*Phoenix (son of Agenor), in Greek mythology was a son of Agenor


*Beth Phoenix, a professional wrestler
*Joaquin Phoenix (born 1974), American actor
*Lauren Phoenix (born 1979), Canadian pornographic actress
*Lena Phoenix, author
*River Phoenix (1970–1993), American actor
*"Phoenix", the handle of Nahshon Even-Chaim (born 1971), convicted Australian computer hacker
*"The Phoenix", an alias for professional wrestler Jody Fleisch (born 1980)
*"Phoenix", the stage name of Dave Farrell, bass guitarist in Linkin Park
*Simon Phoenix, a fictional character in the film "Demolition Man"


*Phoenix, Mauritius, a town on Mauritius
*Phoenix Islands, a sparsely populated island chain in Kiribati
*Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland
*Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto
*Phoenix Cinema, the oldest continuously-running cinema in London
*Phoenix, British Columbia a ghost town. In the United States:
*Phoenix, Arizona
*Phoenix, Illinois
*Phoenix, Maryland
*Phoenix, Michigan
*Phoenix, New York
*Phoenix, Oregon
*Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
*Phenix City, Alabama ("note spelling")

Other uses

*Phénix, a prototype fast breeder nuclear reactor in France
*Phoenix Patrol Challenge, the national scoutcraft competition of Scouting Ireland
*Phoenix Project, a Virginia-based nonprofit
*Greek phoenix, first modern Greek currency
*Order of the Phoenix (Greek order), a modern Greek order
*Bristol Phoenix, a diesel-powered aircraft engine
*Phoenix (roller coaster), a roller coaster in Knoebels amusement park in Elysburg, Pennsylvania
*Phoenix LRT Station, a Singaporean Light-rail (LRT) station operated by SMRT
*University of Phoenix, a university in the United States of America
*Phoenix Lights, one of the most witnessed UFO sightings ever
*"La Fenice" or "The Phoenix", a famous opera house in Venice, Italy
*Phoenix codes, police radio shorthand
*Chrysler Phoenix engine, an upcoming V6 engines family planned at Chrysler for 2010
*Pontiac Phoenix, American automobile
*The Phoenix Sorority, New York City Fellowship organization for young women
*PHOENIX Pharmahandel, a German pharmaceutical company

ee also

* Phenix
* Fenix
* Phoenician
* Flight of the Phoenix (disambiguation)

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