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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Phenix \Phe"nix\, n.; pl. Phenixes. [L. phoenix, Gr. foi^nix.] [Written also ph[oe]nix.] 1. (Gr. Myth.) A bird fabled to exist single, to be consumed by fire by its own act, and to rise again from its ashes. Hence, an emblem of immortality. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A southern constellation. [1913 Webster] 3. A marvelous person or thing. [R.] --Latimer. [1913 Webster] 4. A person or thing that suffered destruction or defeat and was restored to its former state. [PJC] to rise like a phoenix, to resume an endeavor after an apparently final defeat. [PJC]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Phenix, VA -- U.S. town in Virginia Population (2000): 200 Housing Units (2000): 94 Land area (2000): 1.153273 sq. miles (2.986964 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.153273 sq. miles (2.986964 sq. km) FIPS code: 61896 Located within: Virginia (VA), FIPS 51 Location: 37.080841 N, 78.747183 W ZIP Codes (1990): 23959 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Phenix, VA Phenix